15 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Tasmania Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 6 nights
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Anglesea
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 1 night
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Zoo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and St Paul's Cathedral. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Spas in Daylesford, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, wander the streets of Degraves Street, and don't miss a visit to Collins St/Swanston St.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Anglesea.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

2
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Anglesea

Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Lorne Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Anglesea tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Anglesea takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Anglesea can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

3
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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Coles Bay Jetty and Honeymoon Bay. Get some cultural insight at Kings Fine Art Gallery and Waubs Bay Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), Orford (Raspins Beach & Darlington Vineyard) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Anglesea to Coles Bay takes 15.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, then get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find out how to plan a trip to Hobart, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.