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:  45​min
3
Hastings
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
St Kilda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Geelong
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, Melbourne is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Flinders Street Station ©
Flinders Street Station

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and finally step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Newhaven holiday builder site .

You can drive from Melbourne to Newhaven in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hastings.

Things to do in Newhaven

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre, Churchill Island
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A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island

1
night
Hastings

Hastings ©
Hastings is a suburb of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, as a part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Hastings, Bittern, Crib Point, Tyabb, and Somerville. On the 13th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Devilbend Natural Features Reserve and then identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hastings road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Hastings takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Hastings

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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1
night
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 14th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at Victoria State Rose Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Scienceworks, then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and then walk around Windsor Siding.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St Kilda trip itinerary site .

Drive from Hastings to St Kilda in 1.5 hours. May in St Kilda sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee, Windsor Siding, Scienceworks
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Geelong Botanical Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cunningham Pier.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geelong day trip planning site .

You can drive from St Kilda to Geelong in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Geelong can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Geelong Botanical Gardens ©
Geelong Botanical Gardens
Cunningham Pier ©
Cunningham Pier

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