9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Yarra Glen
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
4
Healesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours, Queen Victoria Market and Penguin Parade. Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Emporium Melbourne. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandridge Beach, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Moon Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne attractions app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Melbourne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Yarra Glen.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Penguin Parade
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Bells Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fisherman's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nobbies Centre.

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Drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yarra Glen.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

The Nobbies Centre, Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Surfcoastimages Gallery ©
Surfcoastimages Gallery

2
nights
Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen ©
Yarra Glen is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, learn about winemaking at Yileena Park, learn about winemaking at Badger's Brook Winery, then do a tasting at Corniola Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at De Bortoli. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Funfields and then walk around Mt Sugarloaf.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yarra Glen trip planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Yarra Glen in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Yarra Glen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Yarra Glen

Theme Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Domaine Chandon Winery, Funfields, Mt Sugarloaf
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Funfields ©
Funfields

2
nights
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Healesville Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Pillars Distillery and then explore the galleries of Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Domaine Chandon Winery, admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary, and then walk around Maroondah Reservoir Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Healesville trip planner .

Healesville is very close to Yarra Glen. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gumbuya World
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Gumbuya World ©
Gumbuya World
Maroondah Reservoir Park ©
Maroondah Reservoir Park

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