16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Anglesea
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ventnor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: George Town, Penang Island


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6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Federation Square. Bring the kids along to Melbourne Museum and Eureka Skydeck. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne visit planner.

George Town, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from George Town to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is slightly colder than George Town - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 29:
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Steampacket Gardens and Anglican Church, Barwon Heads. Escape the urban bustle at The Great Ocean Road and Bells Beach. Step out of Torquay with an excursion to Eastern Beach Reserve in Geelong--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary, examine the collection at National Wool Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Anglesea.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, Barwon Heads
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
National Wool Museum ©
National Wool Museum

3
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. On the 2nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Great Ocean Road Story, visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, and then play a few rounds at Anglesea Golf Club. On the next day, look for gifts at Great Escape Books, then kick back and relax at Lorne Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Blakes Estate Winery.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Anglesea road trip planner.

Anglesea is just a stone's throw from Torquay. In February, daily temperatures in Anglesea can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Anglesea

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Aireys Inlet, Lorne, Blakes Estate Winery
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Blakes Estate Winery ©
Blakes Estate Winery

2
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
You'll explore and learn at National Vietnam Veterans Museum and Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Take a break from the city and head to Koala Conservation Centre and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Ventnor sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Anglesea to Ventnor takes 3.5 hours. February in Ventnor sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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