9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Cowes
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Healesville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then explore and take pictures at Churchill Island Heritage Farm, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cowes travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cowes is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Cowes at 16°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Cowes

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Churchill Island, Forrest Caves, Churchill Island Heritage Farm
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A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Churchill Island Heritage Farm ©
Churchill Island Heritage Farm

1
night
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 11th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, learn about winemaking at Yileena Park, then learn about winemaking at Warramunda Estate, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Healesville trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cowes to Healesville in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Cowes in August, Healesville is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Healesville

Wineries Spas Shopping

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Warramunda Estate
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Yileena Park ©
Yileena Park
Spas
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

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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 12th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Healesville to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Torquay, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Gibsons Steps, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then make a trip to The Grotto, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell online travel route builder .

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

1
night
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 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

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Getting from Port Campbell to Warrnambool by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Carlton BrewHouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Abbotsford Convent and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Abbotsford, Brighton Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Carlton BrewHouse ©
Carlton BrewHouse

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