10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Melbourne
— 2 nights
End: Melbourne

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 22nd (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Catani Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip tool .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

St Kilda
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penguin Parade. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Parade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cowes Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cowes day trip app .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cowes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Cowes are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Penguin Parade
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade

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 25th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach and then don't miss a visit to Split Point Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Torquay tour app .

Getting from Cowes to Torquay by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February in Torquay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Split Point Lighthouse, Bird Rock Lookout
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Bird Rock Lookout ©
Bird Rock Lookout

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Apollo Bay online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cape Patton Lookout Point
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Cape Patton Lookout Point ©
Cape Patton Lookout Point

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts, then learn about winemaking at Basalt Wines, and then enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Port Fairy visit planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy in 3 hours. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Basalt Wines
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Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art
Basalt Wines ©
Basalt Wines

1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Bunjil's Shelter.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Halls Gap trip app .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Halls Gap in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bunjil's Shelter
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Bunjil's Shelter ©
Bunjil's Shelter
Boroka Lookout ©
Boroka Lookout

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at East Melbourne Synagogue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Melbourne, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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