9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Newhaven
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Belgrave
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Collingwood
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
9
Melbourne
— 1 night
+3
Fly + subway + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
End: Johor Bahru

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Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve, and finally head off the coast to Churchill Island.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Newhaven route planner .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Newhaven is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johor Bahru to Newhaven is 2 hours. Traveling from Johor Bahru in November, expect nights in Newhaven to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Churchill Island, Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve
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Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road and then stroll through Bells Beach.

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Traveling by car from Newhaven to Torquay takes 3 hours. In November in Torquay, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 26th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

Plan trip to Lorne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Torquay to Lorne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 27th (Tue), trek along Great Ocean Walk, then take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. On the 28th (Wed), examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, then enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Fairy online attractions planner .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps and then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Fairy to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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hours
Belgrave

Belgrave
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Belgrave online tour builder .

Drive from Port Campbell to Belgrave in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Belgrave sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for Collingwood on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Belgrave

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Collingwood

Collingwood ©
On the 30th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Victoria Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Collingwood online trip maker .

You can drive from Belgrave to Collingwood in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Collingwood can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.
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Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance and then contemplate the long history of St Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder app .

Melbourne is just a short distance from Collingwood. In November, daytime highs in Melbourne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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