9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Healesville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Summerlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Hastings
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Warrnambool
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
Werribee
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then learn about winemaking at Maddens Rise, then sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, and finally appreciate the views at Healesville Sanctuary.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Healesville driving holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Healesville is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Healesville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May: high temperatures in Healesville hover around 20°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Healesville

Zoos & Aquariums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Maddens Rise, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Maddens Rise ©
Maddens Rise
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 13th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, and finally find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newhaven online tour planner .

You can drive from Healesville to Newhaven in 2 hours. Traveling from Healesville in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Newhaven. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Newhaven

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island
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A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

2
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, head outdoors with The Nobbies, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Parade.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Summerlands trip itinerary maker app .

Summerlands is just a short distance from Newhaven. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Hastings.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Nobbies, Rare Hare at Willow Creek Vineyard - Cellar Door
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Flynns Beach ©
Flynns Beach

few
hours
Hastings

Hastings
Hastings is a suburb of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, as a part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Hastings, Bittern, Crib Point, Tyabb, and Somerville. To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hastings route planning app .

Drive from Summerlands to Hastings in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hastings

Parks Outdoors Tours
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1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge and then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip planner .

You can drive from Hastings to Port Campbell in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

few
hours
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Port Campbell to Warrnambool by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Werribee.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

1
night
Werribee

Werribee ©
Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Scienceworks and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Werribee online holiday builder .

You can drive from Warrnambool to Werribee in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Werribee sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Werribee

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Scienceworks
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Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Werribee to Melbourne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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