8 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Dedicate the 16th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

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If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
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.
The Great Ocean Road has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Geelong Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Little Creatures Brewing P/L.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, Erskine Falls
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

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