12 days in Warrnambool, Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Warrnambool, Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Warrnambool, Torquay & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. You've now added Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Allansford Cheese World, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Shipwrecked! Sound and Laser Show, enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, and then head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Warrnambool travel itinerary creator.

Melbourne to Warrnambool is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of tram, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Griffiths Island
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look for gifts at Moorabool Valley Chocolate By Design, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, then stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, and finally stroll through Bells Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: putt your heart out at Tiger Moth World, then examine the collection at Fort Queenscliff Museum, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planner.

Getting from Warrnambool to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Split Point Lighthouse, Fort Queenscliff Museum, Anglesea Surf Centre, Moorabool Valley Chocolate By Design
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Tiger Moth World ©
Tiger Moth World
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

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.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and St James' Old Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, hunt for treasures at Degraves Street, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne custom trip planner.

Getting from Torquay to Melbourne by taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to do a combination of back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Morack Golf Course, St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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