8 days in Greater Melbourne, Phillip Island & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

8 days in Greater Melbourne, Phillip Island & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Brunswick
— 1 day
2
Cowes
— 2 nights
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
4
St Kilda
— 2 nights

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day
Brunswick

Brunswick ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get some fabulous bargains at DFO - Direct Factory Outlet, then walk around Brunswick Park, and then stop by Hahndorf's Chocolates.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brunswick tour builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Brunswick is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brunswick due to the time zone difference. In October, Brunswick is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Brunswick

Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Hahndorf's Chocolates, DFO - Direct Factory Outlet
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Hahndorf's Chocolates ©
Hahndorf's Chocolates
DFO - Direct Factory Outlet ©
DFO - Direct Factory Outlet
Brunswick Park ©
Brunswick Park

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, then head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brunswick to Cowes takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Newhaven, Churchill Island, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, The Nobbies Centre
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

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nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 23rd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): experience rural life at Apostle Whey Cheese, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then kick back and relax at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Port Campbell takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Kilda.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore
Apostle Whey Cheese ©
Apostle Whey Cheese

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St Kilda

St Kilda ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Luxe Fashion Studio, buy something for everyone on your list at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the St Kilda trip planner.

Drive from Port Campbell to St Kilda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in St Kilda are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, Brighton Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Luxe Fashion Studio
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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