5 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Federation Square, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then wander the streets of Melbourne Central.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Federation Square ©
Federation Square

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Great Escape Books, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Queenscliff Vintage Market, then see the interesting displays at Fort Queenscliff Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Queenscliffe Historical Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Torquay online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. February in Torquay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trips

Queenscliff, Aireys Inlet
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Spas

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