8 days in Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
St Andrews
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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day
St Andrews

St Andrews ©
St Andrews is a town in Victoria, Australia, 36 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then do a tasting at Coombe Yarra Valley, and then appreciate the views at Yarra Valley.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St Andrews trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to St Andrews is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in July, with highs in St Andrews at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in St Andrews

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Yarra Valley, Coombe Yarra Valley
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Coombe Yarra Valley ©
Coombe Yarra Valley

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge, then get some fabulous bargains at Apostle Whey Cheese, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell day trip website .

Traveling by car from St Andrews to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lorne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Apostle Whey Cheese ©
Apostle Whey Cheese
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lorne trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Lorne in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Lorne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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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 31st (Tue), explore and take pictures at Steampacket Gardens, stop by The Mill Markets, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach.

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

Getting from Lorne to Torquay by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Geelong
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Steampacket Gardens ©
Steampacket Gardens
The Mill Markets ©
The Mill Markets

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, stop by Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning app .

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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