8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nobbies Centre, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and finally Head underground at Forrest Caves.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newhaven tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Newhaven takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Newhaven are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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.
On the 16th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, and then get great views at Point Danger Lookout.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Torquay journey planner.

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Torquay takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to St Kilda.

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
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, then meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and then stroll around John E. Morley Reserve. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through St. Kilda Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St Kilda trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Torquay to St Kilda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in St Kilda are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Scienceworks, John E. Morley Reserve, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks

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