9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— 1 night
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 9th (Sat), have fun at Torquay Foreshore Play Park and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Torquay Front Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at 13th Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Bird Rock Lookout.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Torquay online trip itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Torquay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Torquay is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in March, plan for slightly colder days in Torquay, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bird Rock Lookout, 13th Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
13th Beach ©
13th Beach
Bird Rock Lookout ©
Bird Rock Lookout

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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