8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Geelong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Inverloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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night
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 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Walking tours
National Sports Museum ©
National Sports Museum

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool visit planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Warrnambool in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

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night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Sun), get great views at Mariners Lookout, trek along Mait's Rest, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Apollo Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geelong.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Geelong day trip planner .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Geelong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Geelong, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at A Maze'N Things and Mt Oberon Summit Walk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverloch: Agnes Falls (in Hazel Park), Pearl Park (in Foster) and Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Churchill Island, meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur Dreaming, and look for gifts at Treat Time.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Inverloch online route planner .

Drive from Geelong to Inverloch in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Inverloch

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Mt Oberon Summit Walk, Agnes Falls, Pearl Park, Churchill Island
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Agnes Falls ©
Agnes Falls
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island

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