7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  7​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Healesville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne sightseeing site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In August, Melbourne is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): trek along Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Melbourne to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout.

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You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Torquay in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

2
nights
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get outside with Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park, then admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary, and then sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery.

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You can drive from Torquay to Healesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Healesville sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Healesville

Zoos & Aquariums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park ©
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

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