8 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Phillip Island Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Phillip Island Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Phillip Island Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  10​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Rhyll
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

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. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip app .

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne is 3 hours. In August, Melbourne is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rhyll.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

3
nights
Rhyll

Rhyll ©
Rhyll is a small fishing town on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Rhyll Jetty. On your second day here, kick back and relax at The Colonnades, then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and then go for a walk through Pinnacles Lookout.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rhyll trip maker site .

You can drive from Torquay to Rhyll in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rhyll can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rhyll

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newhaven, Cowes, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, The Nobbies Centre, Pinnacles Lookout
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden

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