7 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Ballarat Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Ballarat Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Ballarat Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  3​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ballarat
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Healesville Sanctuary, National Gallery of Victoria and Queen Victoria Market. On the 18th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Queen Victoria Market and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Healesville Sanctuary.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. In August, Melbourne is colder than Singapore - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Healesville Sanctuary
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Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twelve Apostles as well as Erskine Falls. On the 20th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then look for gifts at Bay of Apostles.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lorne day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Lorne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lorne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Lorne

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Bay of Apostles
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

few
hours
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat trip maker .

Drive from Lorne to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australian Centre for the Moving Image as well as Brighton Beach. Explore Melbourne further: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker app .

Getting from Ballarat to Melbourne by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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