9 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Yarra Valley Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Healesville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 4th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Nature Parks
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, and then get great views at Point Danger Lookout.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay route builder website .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

2
nights
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at Seville Hill Winery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Watts River Brewing, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Pillars Distillery.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Healesville road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Healesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Healesville

Nature Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Seville Hill Winery, Corniola Wines
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Corniola Wines ©
Corniola Wines
Watts River Brewing ©
Watts River Brewing

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