15 days in Melbourne, Port Campbell & Ballarat Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Port Campbell & Ballarat Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Victoria visit planner

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Melbourne
— 8 nights
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Port Campbell
— 3 nights
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Ballarat
— 3 nights
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Melbourne

— 8 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Penguin Parade, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and Queen Victoria Market. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel planner.

Eden to Melbourne is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Port Campbell

— 3 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 11th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge and then explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Ballarat

— 3 nights

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
You've now added Grampians National Park to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sovereign Hill, explore the activities along Lake Wendouree, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, and take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ballarat visit planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Ballarat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Ballarat sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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