12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Brighton
— 1 night
3
Belgrave
— 1 night
4
Newhaven
— 1 night
5
Fingal
— 1 night
6
Torquay
— 1 night
7
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
8
Cape Otway
— Few hours
9
Halls Gap
— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Fri), examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne route site.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brighton.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
On the 19th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, thenstroll around Landcox Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and finally make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Victoria State Rose Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brighton trip planner.

Brighton is very close to Melbourne. In April in Brighton, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Victoria State Rose Garden
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Victoria State Rose Garden ©
Victoria State Rose Garden

1
night
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Birdsland Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Belgrave trip maker tool.

You can drive from Brighton to Belgrave in an hour. Traveling from Brighton in April, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Belgrave. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Belgrave

Parks Wildlife
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Birdsland Reserve ©
Birdsland Reserve

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 21st (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, thenstep off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Newhaven tour website.

Getting from Belgrave to Newhaven by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Belgrave in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Newhaven, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fingal.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island, The Nobbies Centre
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

1
night
Fingal

Fingal ©
Fingal is a rural locality of the Mornington Peninsula abutting Bass Strait along Gunnamatta Beach and lying between the suburbs of Rye and Cape Schanck. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): do a tasting at T'Gallant, experience rural life at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, thenadmire the natural beauty at Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Garden, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Hawkes Farm and then admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fingal travel tool.

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Fingal takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Fingal

Parks Spas Wildlife

Side Trips

Boneo, Main Ridge, Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Garden
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Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Garden ©
Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Garden
Spas
Hawkes Farm ©
Hawkes Farm

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 23rd (Thu): look for gifts at Mind Games.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fingal to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. April in Torquay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Mind Games
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Mind Games ©
Mind Games

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest and then trek along Great Ocean Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Apollo Bay travel route builder app.

You can drive from Torquay to Apollo Bay in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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hours
Cape Otway

Cape Otway
To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Otway route planner.

Cape Otway is very close to Apollo Bay. You'll set off for Halls Gap on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Cape Otway

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Boroka Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Cape Otway to Halls Gap takes 3.5 hours. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Boroka Lookout ©
Boroka Lookout

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