12 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Warrnambool Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Warrnambool Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Warrnambool Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Federation Square, Melbourne Laneways and Queen Victoria Market. Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, kick back and relax at Bells Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout, and then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Torquay online visit planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Grotto and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

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