9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  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


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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): find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then head off the coast to Churchill Island, and finally bet on your favorite at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cowes road trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Cowes is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Cowes is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Cowes at 16°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Cowes

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Churchill Island
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A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
On the 11th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then 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.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Healesville online trip maker .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car 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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Torquay trip tool .

You can drive from Healesville to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors 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. On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, then make a trip to The Grotto, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, stroll through Logan's Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip app .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): have a few drinks at Carlton BrewHouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Abbotsford Convent and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Melbourne vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours 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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