9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 15​min
1
Ballarat
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mornington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and then explore the activities along Lake Wendouree.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballarat vacation planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ballarat is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Ballarat are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Torquay.

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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay trip website .

Drive from Ballarat to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Torquay sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mornington.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lorne Beach, Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

1
night
Mornington

Mornington ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rye Ocean Beach, and then hike along The Briars Park.

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You can drive from Torquay to Mornington in 2 hours. In December in Mornington, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mornington

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Briars Park, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Rye Ocean Beach ©
Rye Ocean Beach
The Briars Park ©
The Briars Park

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.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Spend the 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Melbourne vacation planning website .

You can drive from Mornington to Melbourne in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Sandridge Beach ©
Sandridge Beach

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