8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Arthurs Seat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lorne Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lorne day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Lorne is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Lorne. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Lorne to be colder, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks Beaches
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip planner.

You can drive from Lorne to Port Campbell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

1
night
Arthurs Seat

Arthurs Seat ©
Arthurs Seat is a hill and locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate, experience rural life at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and finally make a trip to Arthurs Seat Eagle.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Arthurs Seat visit planner .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Arthurs Seat takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Arthurs Seat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Newhaven.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Panorama Garden Estate, Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm ©
Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 28th (Sat), learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, then look 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, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Newhaven day trip planner.

You can drive from Arthurs Seat to Newhaven in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and make a trip to Block Arcade.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Newhaven to Melbourne by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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