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
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 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 4th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach. On the next day, cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip website .

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. Traveling from Singapore to Torquay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get colder in Torquay: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lorne
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get great views at Twelve Apostles and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell planning tool .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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.
Get in touch with nature at St. Kilda Beach and Balloon Rides. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of German Lutheran Trinity Church, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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