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Melbourne: Wine, Wildlife & Coastal Drive

Private Travel | Self-drive | Short Trips 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £1,145 Current prices from: £1,145
Explore some of the highlights of Victoria on this self-drive itinerary: sample wine in Yarra Valley, spot wildlife on Phillip Island and drive part of the Great Ocean Road.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Drive along the scenic Great Ocean Road
  • Sample the celebrated wines of the Yarra Valley
  • See some of the country’s native wildlife
  • Stay in 4- & 5- star accommodation

Adelaide

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2679 2373 1966 1661 1559 1661 1864 2170 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1457 1254 948 846 745 745 948 1050 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 10 10 8 7 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 191 181 231 462 713 673 763 632 532 442 311 271
Rainy Days 6 6 6 6 8 8 9 9 8 9 6 6
Humidity L L L N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 2068 1966 1864 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864

Albany

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2577 2272 1966 1763 1661 1661 1864 1966 2170 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1254 1050 948 846 846 846 948 1152 1254
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 5 5 4 5 6 6 7 7 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 12 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 271 271 341 713 1114 1185 1436 1165 934 823 532 271
Rainy Days 3 6 7 11 14 16 18 13 13 11 6 5
Humidity E E VH M M L L M M H VH E
UV 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 5/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 2068 2068 2068 2068 1966 1864 1763 1763 82180 1864 1864

Alexandria

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2170 2475 2781 2984 3086 3086 3086 2781 2475 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1152 1457 1661 2068 2272 2373 2170 1763 1457 1050
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 552 261 131 50 10 0 0 0 10 100 291 542
Rainy Days 10 8 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 9
Humidity N N N N L M H H M M N N
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2068 2373 2577 2679 2679 2475 2272 2068

Apollo Bay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2170 1864 1559 1355 1254 1355 1457 1763 1864 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1254 1050 846 643 541 643 745 846 948 1152
Sunshine hours 9 8 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 8
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 512 512 653 994 1175 1215 1395 1486 1205 1104 904 713
Rainy Days 10 9 10 9 11 11 12 11 11 13 10 9
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 2/L 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1864 1763 1661 1457 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559 1661

Busselton

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2984 2679 2272 2068 1864 1763 1763 1864 2068 2373 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1457 1254 1050 948 846 846 948 1050 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 11 9 8 8 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 12 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 110 131 191 191 1195 1747 1636 1165 703 502 301 120
Rainy Days 4 4 5 5 17 21 21 21 17 14 9 6
Humidity E E VH VH M L M M H VH VH E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 9/VH 4/M 2/L 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2272 2272 2170 2068 1966 1864 1966 1966 1966 2068

Byron Bay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2781 2781 2577 2373 2068 2068 2170 2373 2475 2679 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1661 1355 1050 948 1050 1254 1559 1763 1966
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 7 6 7 7 8 9 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1797 2158 2399 1897 1887 1536 1044 934 622 1255 1275 1596
Rainy Days 13 14 14 12 12 9 9 9 8 11 11 12
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2475 2272 2170 2068 2170 2272 2373 2475

Cairns

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3086 2984 2781 2577 2577 2679 2781 2984 3086 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2272 2170 1966 1763 1661 1763 1864 2068 2272 2373
Sunshine hours 7 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 42317 43117 44217 2329 1385 723 442 381 381 452 1014 1887
Rainy Days 13 14 13 10 8 6 6 4 3 4 5 9
Humidity H H H M M L L L M M H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2882 2882 2679 2577 2475 2475 2577 2679 2781 2882

Canberra

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2781 2475 2068 1559 1254 1152 1254 1661 1966 2272 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1152 745 337 134 32 134 337 643 948 1152
Sunshine hours 9 9 8 7 5 5 6 6 7 8 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 622 512 612 562 582 502 622 643 673 763 622 542
Rainy Days 13 12 13 11 11 11 10 11 12 14 13 11
Humidity E E VH M M L L M M VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 8/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Carnarvon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3391 3290 2984 2984 2373 2272 2272 2475 2679 2781 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 1966 1966 1254 1152 1152 1355 1661 1864 2068
Sunshine hours 11 10 10 8 8 7 8 9 11 11 12 12
Daylight hours 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 80 191 181 141 392 492 482 482 60 40 20 10
Rainy Days 2 2 2 3 3 7 7 7 3 2 1 1
Humidity E E E VH H M M H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 8/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2577 2679 2679 2679 2679 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272 2373 2475

Coffs Harbour

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2679 2475 2170 1966 1864 1966 2272 2373 2577 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1763 1457 1152 846 745 745 1050 1355 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2179 2399 25710 1998 1546 1395 803 723 612 1074 1305 1576
Rainy Days 12 13 14 12 13 11 10 11 9 11 12 11
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2577 2475 2373 2170 2068 1966 2068 2170 2272 2373

Coober Pedy

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3697 3595 3290 2781 2272 1966 1966 2170 2577 2984 3290 3493
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1763 1355 948 643 541 745 1050 1355 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 11 10 10 9 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 201 191 80 70 171 141 90 90 100 151 120 161
Rainy Days 6 6 4 3 5 5 6 6 5 6 5 5
Humidity H H H L N N N N N L M H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Daylesford

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2272 1864 1355 1050 1050 1152 1355 1763 2068 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 948 745 439 337 236 337 439 541 745 948
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 5 4 4 5 5 5 6 7 8
Daylight hours 14 14 12 11 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 472 462 412 713 1044 954 1124 1195 954 924 673 572
Rainy Days 8 6 8 10 13 16 16 16 15 14 11 9
Humidity E E VH M M L M M M H VH E
UV 11/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 3/M 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Exmouth

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3799 3799 3697 3391 2882 2577 2475 2679 2984 3290 3493 3697
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2475 2373 2068 1661 1457 1254 1355 1457 1661 1966 2170
Sunshine hours 11 10 10 9 8 8 9 10 11 12 12 12
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 311 452 392 181 502 492 251 141 30 40 30 50
Rainy Days 3 4 3 2 4 6 3 3 1 1 1 1
Humidity E E E VH H H H VH VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 6/H 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2882 2882 2577 2577 2373 2272 2272 2373 2475 2577

Fraser Island

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2882 2882 2679 2475 2170 2170 2272 2475 2577 2781 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2170 2068 1763 1457 1355 1457 1661 1864 2068 2170
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1656 1877 1576 1225 1195 1064 984 643 392 753 1004 1155
Rainy Days 13 14 14 11 11 8 8 7 6 9 10 11
Humidity M M M L N N N N N L L M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 6/H 4/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2679 2577 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272 2373 2475 2679

Fremantle

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 2882 2577 2272 1966 1864 1966 2068 2272 2577 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1763 1559 1254 1152 1050 1050 1152 1254 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 5 5 7 8 8 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 80 161 141 402 1044 1596 1596 1064 673 432 241 80
Rainy Days 2 3 4 7 14 17 19 17 15 10 7 3
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH VH E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2272 2272 2272 2068 2170 1966 1966 1966 2068 2170

Georgetown

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3188 3188 3188 3188 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 8 8 8 7 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 13 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2329 1295 1416 1616 29812 31813 26310 1797 743 833 1436 29512
Rainy Days 24 15 15 17 25 24 27 19 13 14 18 25
Humidity H H H H H H H H VH VH H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2781 2781 2781 2882 2882 2882 2882 2882 2781

Gold Coast

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2781 2679 2373 2170 2068 2170 2373 2577 2781 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1661 1355 1050 948 948 1254 1457 1763 1966
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 7 6 7 7 8 9 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1988 2389 2229 1506 1466 1104 894 693 452 1104 1165 1536
Rainy Days 13 14 14 11 12 9 8 8 7 10 11 12
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N L M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 7/H 5/M 4/M 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2475 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2373 2577

Hervey Bay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 2984 2984 2781 2475 2272 2170 2373 2577 2781 2882 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2170 1864 1661 1355 1254 1254 1559 1763 1966 2170
Sunshine hours 8 7 8 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1616 1847 1616 974 964 753 723 492 341 743 984 1265
Rainy Days 12 14 14 11 12 8 7 6 7 8 9 10
Humidity Extreme Extreme Exrtreme VH H M M H VH VH Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 6/H 4/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2272 2679 2577 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272 2373 2475 2679

Hobart

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1864 1661 1254 1050 948 1152 1355 1559 1763 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1050 948 745 541 337 236 337 439 643 745 948
Sunshine hours 8 7 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 7
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 9 10 12 13 15 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 542 562 582 733 773 733 853 853 753 843 833 783
Rainy Days 14 13 14 14 16 16 17 16 16 17 15 13
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1661 1559 1457 1355 1254 1254 1254 1254 1355 1457

Hunter Valley

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 2984 2882 2577 2170 1864 1763 1966 2272 2577 2882 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1661 1254 846 643 439 541 745 1152 1355 1661
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1014 793 723 432 532 452 271 361 381 632 582 713
Rainy Days 11 11 11 9 10 10 10 8 9 10 10 9
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M M M M H VH VH H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Jabiru

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3391 3290 3290 3391 3290 3086 3086 3290 3493 3697 3697 3493
Min temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2373 2272 2068 1763 1763 1864 2068 2373 2475 2475
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 33513 33413 30312 703 161 20 60 30 110 321 1446 2158
Rainy Days 13 12 12 8 7 6 6 5 4 4 6 10
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH VH VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Jervis Bay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 2272 1966 1661 1661 1763 1966 2170 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1661 1457 1152 948 846 846 1050 1254 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 7 7 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1094 1355 1566 1335 1315 1747 863 994 833 1175 1084 964
Rainy Days 13 12 13 10 10 10 9 9 11 13 12 10
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH M M L L M M H VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 2170 2068 1864 1763 1763 1763 1864 1966 2170

Kakadu National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3391 3391 3391 3493 3391 3290 3188 3391 3697 3799 3799 3595
Min temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2373 2170 1864 1763 1864 2170 2373 2577 2577
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 32413 31412 29312 693 120 10 20 20 90 361 1416 2179
Rainy Days 20 19 18 8 2 0 0 0 1 3 10 15
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH VH VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Karijini National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 38100 3799 3697 3290 2679 2373 2272 2577 2984 3391 3697 38100
Min temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2373 1966 1457 1152 948 1152 1457 1864 2170 2373
Sunshine hours 10 9 9 8 8 7 8 9 10 11 11 11
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 753 924 532 351 261 231 141 131 40 60 70 532
Rainy Days 7 7 5 4 4 4 3 2 1 2 2 5
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme VH H M H VH VH Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Katherine

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3595 3493 3493 3493 3290 3086 3086 3391 3697 38100 38100 3799
Min temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2373 2068 1763 1457 1355 1661 2068 2373 2475 2475
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 9 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 24610 25510 1867 381 80 30 50 20 90 331 1014 1687
Rainy Days 12 11 11 6 5 4 4 3 3 3 6 9
Humidity VH VH VH H H M M H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 8/VH 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Katoomba

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2679 2475 2170 1763 1457 1355 1559 1864 2170 2373 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1254 948 541 337 134 337 541 846 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 6 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1466 1546 1245 944 793 964 622 783 572 934 984 974
Rainy Days 13 12 13 11 11 11 9 11 11 12 13 11
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Kings Canyon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3799 3697 3391 2984 2373 1050 2068 2373 2781 3290 3493 3697
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 1864 1355 948 541 337 643 1050 1457 1864 2068
Sunshine hours 10 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 442 392 392 231 261 191 131 120 131 211 311 311
Rainy Days 5 5 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 4 6 5
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme VH H M M H VH Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Kingscote

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2373 2170 1864 1661 1559 1559 1763 1966 2170 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1559 1355 1152 948 948 948 948 1152 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 10 9 8 7 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 120 141 171 381 562 693 783 703 462 351 201 191
Rainy Days 4 4 6 10 14 16 19 18 14 11 7 6
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH M M L L M M H VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lizard Island

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3188 3086 2882 2781 2781 2882 2984 3188 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 2475 2272 2068 2068 2068 2170 2373 2475 2577
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 7 7 8 7 8 8 9 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 33913 38815 34714 2038 914 452 261 191 151 141 562 1677
Rainy Days 15 15 14 10 9 6 6 4 3 4 5 9
Humidity H H H H M L L L M M H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 8/VH 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2882 2882 2781 2577 2577 2577 2577 2679 2882 2882

Margaret River

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2577 2272 1966 1763 1661 1763 1864 1966 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1355 1254 1050 948 948 1050 1152 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 10 9 8 6 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 120 131 231 552 1285 1767 1717 1255 803 572 351 171
Rainy Days 3 5 6 10 13 15 16 14 11 10 5 4
Humidity N L N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2272 2272 2170 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2068

Mornington Peninsula

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2373 1966 1661 1355 1355 1457 1661 1864 2068 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1355 1152 948 745 643 745 846 948 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 5 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 8
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 472 452 552 673 934 783 873 873 863 863 653 602
Rainy Days 9 7 9 11 15 16 17 17 16 15 13 10
Humidity Extreme VH VH M M L L M M H VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 4/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1864 1763 1661 1457 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559 1661

Noosa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2882 2781 2679 2373 2170 2068 2272 2475 2577 2781 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2068 1763 1457 1152 948 1050 1254 1559 1864 1966
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2239 2409 2289 1667 1576 1155 1104 612 492 984 1395 1626
Rainy Days 13 14 14 11 11 7 7 7 6 9 10 13
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme VH M M M H VH VH Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2373 2272 2170 2068 2170 2272 2373 2577

Perth

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 2984 2577 2170 1966 1864 1864 2068 2272 2577 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1763 1457 1152 1050 948 948 1050 1152 1355 1661
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 5 5 6 8 8 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 80 181 151 452 1124 1777 1697 1185 713 522 251 120
Rainy Days 3 5 6 9 12 14 15 13 10 9 4 4
Humidity M M M N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2170 2068 1966 1966 1966 2068 2170

Port Augusta

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3391 3290 3086 2679 2170 1864 1763 1864 2170 2577 2984 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1661 1355 948 745 643 643 948 1254 1457 1763
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 8 7 6 6 8 8 9 10 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 171 161 141 161 281 231 231 221 231 261 191 141
Rainy Days 6 5 5 4 6 6 7 7 6 7 5 5
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M M M M H VH VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Port Douglas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3188 2984 2882 2679 2679 2781 2882 3086 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 2373 2272 2068 1966 2068 2170 2272 2475 2475
Sunshine hours 7 6 6 7 6 8 7 8 8 9 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 42417 41716 40216 2058 803 462 291 271 331 402 1084 1867
Rainy Days 14 14 13 9 8 6 5 4 3 4 5 9
Humidity H H H H M L L L M H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2882 2882 2679 2577 2475 2475 2577 2679 2781 2882

Port Fairy

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2373 2068 1661 1457 1457 1457 1661 1864 2068 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1254 1152 948 745 643 745 745 948 1050 1152
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 5 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 8
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 341 291 452 663 843 853 1024 1024 813 693 572 492
Rainy Days 9 8 8 8 10 10 11 10 10 12 9 8
Humidity Extreme VH VH M M L L M M H VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 4/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 4/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661

Port Macquarie

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2475 2170 1966 1864 1966 2170 2373 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1763 1457 1152 846 745 846 1050 1355 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1586 1877 1938 1807 1395 1556 813 823 622 1124 1084 1265
Rainy Days 13 13 14 12 11 10 9 8 9 11 11 11
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M M M M H VH Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2577 2475 2373 2170 2068 2068 2068 2170 2272 2475

Port Stephens

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2475 2068 1864 1763 1966 2170 2373 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1763 1457 1152 948 745 846 1050 1355 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 8 7 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1205 1315 1215 1144 1345 1697 944 1034 733 904 763 894
Rainy Days 12 12 13 11 12 11 10 9 10 11 11 10
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M M M M H VH VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 11/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2475 2373 2272 2068 1966 1966 1966 2068 2170 2373

Stanley

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1254 948 745 541 541 541 745 948 1152 1254
Min temp (C)(F) 643 541 541 337 134 134 32 32 134 236 337 541
Sunshine hours 6 6 5 4 3 2 3 4 5 6 6 6
Daylight hours 16 14 12 10 9 8 8 10 12 14 16 17
Rainfall (mm)(in) 723 512 532 532 552 492 462 432 371 381 432 643
Rainy Days 12 11 10 11 11 10 10 9 9 9 11 11
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 0/N 1/L 1/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 948 948 948 846 745 643 541 541 541 643 745 846

Strahan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1661 1457 1254 1254 1254 1355 1559 1763 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 1152 1152 1050 948 745 541 541 541 643 745 846 1050
Sunshine hours 9 8 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 8
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 9 10 12 13 15 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 843 713 954 1245 1436 1365 1677 1586 1456 1215 1104 1074
Rainy Days 12 11 12 12 14 14 14 14 13 15 13 11
Humidity Extreme VH H M L L L L M H VH VH
UV 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1661 1559 1457 1355 1355 1254 1254 1355 1457 1559

Sydney

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2577 2373 2068 1864 1763 1864 2068 2272 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1559 1254 948 846 948 1152 1457 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1245 1426 1536 1185 1084 1516 773 964 622 914 1024 863
Rainy Days 12 12 13 11 11 11 8 10 10 11 12 10
Humidity L L L N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 5/M 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2373 2170 2068 1966 1864 1966 1966 2068 2272

The Blue Mountains

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2679 2475 2170 1763 1457 1355 1559 1864 2170 2373 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1254 948 541 337 134 337 541 846 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 8 7 7 6 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1466 1546 1245 944 793 964 622 783 572 934 984 974
Rainy Days 13 12 13 11 11 11 9 11 11 12 13 11
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M L M M H VH VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

The Kimberley

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3595 3493 3493 3493 3086 2882 2882 3086 3493 3697 3799 3799
Min temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2373 2170 1763 1457 1355 1559 1864 2272 2475 2475
Sunshine hours 8 7 8 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2098 1897 1406 271 110 50 70 10 30 181 542 1205
Rainy Days 14 13 9 4 2 1 1 0 1 2 5 10
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH H H VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Wellington

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1763 1457 1254 1152 1254 1355 1559 1763 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1254 1050 846 643 643 643 745 948 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 8 7 6 5 4 3 4 4 5 6 7 7
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 803 622 964 1074 1255 1395 1446 1365 1044 1034 954 944
Rainy Days 9 9 12 11 14 17 16 18 15 14 12 12
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1763 1661 1559 1457 1355 1254 1355 1355 1457 1661
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Days 1-2: Melbourne • Yarra Valley

Collect your hire car in Melbourne and drive east of the city to the pretty region of Yarra Valley. Explore the vineyards and sample the wines of this award-winning wine-growing region. Stay 2 nights at Chateau Yering Hotel. (N)

Days 3-4: Phillip Island

Visit Healesville Sanctuary for up-close encounters with native wildlife in a natural bush setting. Continue to Phillip Island and stay 2 nights at Glen Isla House. In the evening, visit the Penguin Parade to see the world’s smallest penguins – aptly named ‘little penguins’ – returning to their burrows after a day out at sea. (B)

Day 5: Mornington peninsula

Drive to Mornington Peninsula and spend a day relaxing at the Peninsula Hot Springs or one of the local wineries. Stay 1 night at Woodman Estate, a luxury country hotel. (B)

Day 6: Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay

Head south towards Sorrento and take the ferry ride across to Queenscliff. From here, make the short journey to Torquay and join the Great Ocean Road, passing through the town of Lorne before reaching Apollo Bay. Stay overnight at Captain’s at the Bay. (B)

Day 7: Great Ocean Road to Port Fairy

Continue along the Great Ocean Road to Port Fairy, passing the impressive Twelve Apostles rock formations. A detour to visit the lush rainforests of Otway National Park is recommended. Stay for 1 night at Oscars Waterfront Boutique Hotel. (B)

Day 8: Melbourne

Drive to Melbourne to extend your holiday, or drop off your hire car at the airport before your flight home. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important Information

Head south towards Sorrento and take the ferry ride across to Queenscliff. From here, make the short journey to Torquay and join the Great Ocean Road, passing through the town of Lorne before reaching Apollo Bay. Stay overnight at Captain’s at the Bay. (B)

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Flights

International flights are not included in the guideline price.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Woodman Estate
    Woodman Estate

    Woodman Estate is a gracious 1890s country hotel set in 50 acres of rolling pasture and overlooking a remarkable private lake. Located in the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, one of Victoria's premier wine regions, the estate is an hour's drive from Melbourne. Deluxe rooms and opulent suites combine modern comfort with a traditional ambience. Gourmet food is the order of the day with the best produce from the region served in a relaxed atmosphere.

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  • Glen Isla House
    Glen Isla House

    Glen Isla House is located in the heritage gardens of the historic Glen Isla Homestead. Built in 1870 and with only eight rooms, this is a characterful property offering old-world charm in beautiful surroundings, set within landscaped gardens alongside a pristine sandy beach. The seaside village of Cowes is just a short walk away, where there are a number of restaurants. Features: 8 rooms, breakfast room, garden, lounge, terrace. Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, electric blankets, clock radio.

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  • Chateau Yering
    Chateau Yering

    This historic hotel has a riverfront location offering spectacular views across the Yarra Valley to the Great Dividing Range. Built in 1854, it was converted into a hotel in 1997 and retains many of its original Australian cedar fixtures and fittings. Suites are individually decorated and set amid over 100 hectares of gardens. Features: 32 rooms, restaurant, cafe, bar, gardens, library, outdoor pool. Room amenities: Television, DVD player, antique furniture, balcony or veranda.

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Dates & prices

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Guideline Prices

Low season from £1,145 per person

High season from £1,295 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/australasia-pacific/australia/victoria/yarra-valley
  • Yarra Valley

    One of Australia's top wine producing regions, the Yarra Valley is located jus...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/australasia-pacific/australia/victoria/phillip-island
  • Phillip Island

    Linked to the mainland by a permanent bridge, Phillip Island is one of the best places in Australia to view native wildlife. It is best known for its little penguins...

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