8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Melbourne
— 1 night
End: Melbourne

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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 Drinking History Tours, Melbourne Laneways and Degraves Street. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a stroll through Degraves Street and then join in the after-dark buzz at Drinking History Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Melbourne Laneways.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Neighborhoods Tours Nightlife
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Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
Melbourne Laneways ©
Melbourne Laneways
Drinking History Tours ©
Drinking History Tours

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 22nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. On the 23rd (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse and then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Fairy online day trip planner .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): trek along Great Ocean Walk.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay itinerary app .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Patton Lookout Point
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Patton Lookout Point ©
Cape Patton Lookout Point

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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 (Thu): look for gifts at Anglesea Surf Centre and then look for all kinds of wild species at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve.

Plan trip to Torquay with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Anglesea, Bird Rock Lookout
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Anglesea Surf Centre ©
Anglesea Surf Centre
Bird Rock Lookout ©
Bird Rock Lookout

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne journey tool .

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 27th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
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