11 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
2
Torquay
— 3 nights
End: Melbourne

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston Stfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Cowes Beach in Cowes, about 1h 30 min away. Dedicate the 21st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cape Woolamai Beach, St. Kilda Beach, Cowes Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

3
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the sheer force of Lorne Beach. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Bay of Apostles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Torquay trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Apollo Bay
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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