9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h
1
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Belgrave
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, then step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, and finally take in the waterfront at Rhyll Jetty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Churchill Island Marine National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cowes online trip itinerary builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cowes is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cowes. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June, expect Cowes to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Newhaven, The Nobbies Centre, Rhyll Jetty
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

1
night
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
On the 3rd (Mon), get outside with Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park, admire the natural beauty at National Rhododendron Gardens, then get to know the fascinating history of Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, and finally learn about winemaking at Seville Hill Winery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Belgrave day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cowes to Belgrave takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Belgrave when traveling from Cowes in June, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Belgrave

Outdoors Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seville Hill Winery, Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, National Rhododendron Gardens
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Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park ©

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.
On the 4th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout, cruise along The Great Ocean Road, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Plan a Torquay trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Belgrave to Torquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Torquay, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, make a trip to Block Arcade, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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