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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Gardens as well as The White Room Interiors. Get outdoors at Koala Conservation Centre and Melbourne Zoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Central and Craft Victoria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Cowes Beach (in Cowes) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour builder app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cowes, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Red Rock Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, then trek along Mait's Rest, and then trek along Great Ocean Walk. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Torquay trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lorne, Apollo Bay, Split Point Lighthouse
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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