7 days in Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): cruise along The Great Ocean Road. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Eastern Beach Reserve.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip maker tool .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Werribee Open Range Zoo to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery of Victoria and Shrine of Remembrance. Spend the 29th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planner .

Getting from Torquay to Melbourne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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