60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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60 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Halls Gap
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Warrnambool
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ballarat
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bendigo
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bright
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Inverloch
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Cowes
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Torquay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide


7
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halls Gap: Horsham (Wimmera River & Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk), Chimney Pots (in Dunkeld) and Pierrepoint Wines (in Tarrington). Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Grampians National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The Pinnacle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Halls Gap Zoo, take in the dramatic scenery at MacKenzie Falls, and head outdoors with Venture.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Halls Gap trip itinerary builder site .

Adelaide to Halls Gap is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Victoria, Horsham, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, Pierrepoint Wines, Montara Winery
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Climbing Tours

6
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Warrnambool: Twelve Apostles (in Princetown), Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge (in Timboon) and Port Campbell (Gibsons Steps, Port Campbell National Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, don't miss a visit to Mystery In The Trees, and stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

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Getting from Halls Gap to Warrnambool by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Griffiths Island, Twelve Apostles, Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

6
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Venture out of the city with trips to Portal 108 (in Hepburn Springs), Daylesford (Spas & Wellness, DayKids Playhouse Cafe, & more) and Maryborough (Lake Victoria & Phillips Gardens). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, stroll through Quarry St Reserve, make a trip to Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings, and admire the landmark architecture of Ballarat Railway Station.

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Drive from Warrnambool to Ballarat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Daylesford, Maryborough, Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings, Portal 108, St Augustine's Church
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

6
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bendigo: Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk (in Seymour), The Great Aussie Beer Shed (in Echuca) and Mount Ida Lookout (in Heathcote). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bendigo Art Gallery, examine the collection at Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum, explore and take pictures at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and explore the landscape on two wheels at La Larr Ba Gauwa Park.

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You can drive from Ballarat to Bendigo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Harcourt, The Great Aussie Beer Shed, Redesdale Bridge, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk, Castlemaine-Maldon Railside Trail
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Cussen Park ©
Cussen Park
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk ©

5
nights
Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bright: Michelini Wines (in Myrtleford), Wangaratta (King George V Gardens & Wangaratta Library) and Chrismont (in Cheshunt). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Pfeiffer Wines, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Mount Bogong Lookout, and explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bright online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Bright takes 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bright are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Bright

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Wangaratta, Chrismont, Mount Bogong Lookout, Michelini Wines, Great Alpine Road
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Mt Buffalo Olives ©
Mt Buffalo Olives
Chrismont ©
Chrismont
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines

6
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. Explore Inverloch's surroundings by going to Wilsons Promontory National Park (Wilsons Promontory National Park & Little Waterloo Bay), Walhalla (Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine & Walhalla Cemetery) and Morwell Common (in Morwell). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of State Coal Mine, snap pictures at Kilcunda Trestle Bridge, stop by Main Street Revelations, and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of HMAS Cerberus.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverloch trip planner .

Drive from Bright to Inverloch in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Inverloch

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Walhalla, Kilcunda Trestle Bridge, Morwell Common, Museum of HMAS Cerberus
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
State Coal Mine ©
State Coal Mine
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

6
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowes Beach, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Berrys Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cowes driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Inverloch to Cowes in an hour. In April in Cowes, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ventnor, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Summerlands, Rhyll Jetty
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 26th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and then cruise along Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Karmic Goat Soapworks, then identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls, and finally get great views at Cape Patton Lookout Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Apollo Bay online route builder .

Getting from Cowes to Apollo Bay by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kennett River, Sheoak Falls
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Cape Patton Lookout Point ©
Cape Patton Lookout Point

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Point Lonsdale Beach (in Point Lonsdale). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, and stroll through McCrae Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Eastern Beach Reserve, McCrae Beach, Point Lonsdale Beach, 13th Beach
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 2:
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 8th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay May 2 — 12:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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