5 days in Phillip Island & Sale Itinerary

5 days in Phillip Island & Sale Itinerary

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5 days in Phillip Island & Sale Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Newhaven
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Sale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, explore the galleries of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and take in the waterfront at Rhyll Jetty.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Newhaven trip planning app .

Melbourne to Newhaven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Sale.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Rhyll, Phillip Island, The Nobbies Centre, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
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A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

1
night
Sale

Sale ©
Set sail from Sale to explore the entire Gippsland Lakes and their invigorating fresh air and outdoor activities before heading back to the Port of Sale for the café culture of a major regional hub.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Cathedral, stroll around Sale Botanic Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Sale Common Nature Conservation Reserve, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of La Trobe Swing Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sale travel planner.

You can drive from Newhaven to Sale in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sale

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Sale Botanic Gardens ©
Sale Botanic Gardens
La Trobe Swing Bridge ©
La Trobe Swing Bridge

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