22 days in Victoria Itinerary

22 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Bendigo
— 2 nights
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Ballarat
— 2 nights
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Halls Gap
— 2 nights
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Port Campbell
— 3 nights
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Lorne
— 2 nights
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Geelong
— 2 nights
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Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
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Cowes
— 3 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Compass and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen), Four Pillars Distillery (in Healesville) and Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo & Victoria State Rose Garden). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take a stroll through Degraves Street, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Melbourne tour itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bendigo.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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Wine Compass ©
Wine Compass
Balloon Rides
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

2
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Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Bendigo Art Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona, get to know the fascinating history of Rosalind Park, then go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and finally don't miss a visit to Maldon Dredge and Dragline.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bendigo route maker site.

You can drive from Melbourne to Bendigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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Lake Weeroona ©
Lake Weeroona
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery

2
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Ballarat

Ballarat ©

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 14th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Lake Daylesford, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Mill Markets.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ballarat trip builder app.

Drive from Bendigo to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

2
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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 16th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Halls Gap Zoo, then hike along The Pinnacle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Clematis Falls, and finally get great views at Boroka Lookout. Keep things going the next day: hike along Grampians National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Halls Gap trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like London Bridge and Mariners Lookout. Go for a jaunt from Port Campbell to Weeaproinah to see Otway Fly Treetop Adventures about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, get some fabulous bargains at Apostle Whey Cheese, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, and take an unforgettable tour with 12 Apostles Helicopters.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Port Campbell takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Bunyip Sculpture, then enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Great Ocean Walk, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lorne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Lorne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Lorne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Lorne

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

2
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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Wool Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Geelong Botanical Gardens. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with Australian Skydive, stroll through Bells Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Geelong travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Lorne to Geelong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Australian Skydive ©
Australian Skydive
Geelong Botanical Gardens ©
Geelong Botanical Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Wilsons Promontory National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Geelong to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Nature · Parks
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to State Coal Mine and Churchill Island. When in Cowes, make a side trip to see Treat Time in Inverloch, approximately Inverloch away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with Wildlife Coast Cruises, look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Cowes itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Cowes takes 2 hours. February in Cowes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Coast Cruises ©
Wildlife Coast Cruises
State Coal Mine ©
State Coal Mine
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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