12 days in Victoria Itinerary

12 days in Victoria Itinerary

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12 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ballarat
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 8th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In March, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
On the 10th (Sun), take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

Before you visit Torquay, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Bay of Islands, then don't miss a visit to The Grotto, and then get great views at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell itinerary planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Bay of Islands
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 13th (Wed), meet the residents at Halls Gap Zoo, look for gifts at The Pickers Market Stawell, and then stroll through The Pinnacle.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Halls Gap online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Halls Gap takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

The Pickers Market Stawell
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
The Pickers Market Stawell ©
The Pickers Market Stawell

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree, then don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill and then identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ballarat route planning tool .

Drive from Halls Gap to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Ballarat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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