8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Apollo Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rosebud
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Great Ocean Walk, trek along Mait's Rest, and then take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay trip itinerary app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Apollo Bay is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Apollo Bay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road, take some stellar pictures from Bird Rock Lookout, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rosebud.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Bird Rock Lookout
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bird Rock Lookout ©
Bird Rock Lookout

1
night
Rosebud

Rosebud ©
On the 3rd (Mon), play a few rounds at Rosebud Park Golf Course, admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, then hike along Cape Schanck Boardwalk, and finally explore and take pictures at Hart's Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosebud trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Rosebud takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rosebud can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Rosebud

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Hart's Farm, The Enchanted Adventure Garden
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Hart's Farm ©
Hart's Farm

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Rosebud to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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