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

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

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Melbourne
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Torquay
— 1 night
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Rhyll
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Melbourne

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.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Royal Botanic Gardens will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in August, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 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 · Historic Sites
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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 10th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay vacation builder app.

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Torquay are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rhyll.

Things to do in Torquay

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

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Rhyll

Rhyll ©
Rhyll is a small fishing town on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. On the 11th (Sun), get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Rhyll Jetty. On the next day, kick back and relax at The Colonnades, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and then go for a walk through Pinnacles Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rhyll vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Rhyll takes 3 hours. In August in Rhyll, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rhyll

Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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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