28 days in Victoria Itinerary

28 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 6 nights
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Cowes
— 5 nights
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Arthurs Seat
— 3 nights
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Torquay
— 3 nights
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Port Campbell
— 3 nights
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Ballarat
— 3 nights
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Echuca
— 4 nights

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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 3rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 5th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planning website.

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. Traveling from Adelaide in February, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

5
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cowes tour itinerary website.

Getting from Melbourne to Cowes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Cowes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Ventnor, Phillip Island, Newhaven, YCW Beach, The Nobbies Centre
Highlights from your plan
Phillip Island Helicopters ©
Phillip Island Helicopters
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

3
nights
Arthurs Seat

Arthurs Seat ©
Arthurs Seat is a hill and locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Arthurs Seat: Diamond Bay (in Sorrento) and Sea All Dolphin Swims (in Queenscliff). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate, enjoy the sand and surf at McCrae Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Schanck Boardwalk, and indulge your senses at Wine Compass.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Arthurs Seat tour planner.

You can drive from Cowes to Arthurs Seat in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Arthurs Seat are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Number 16 Beach Carpark, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Diamond Bay, Wine Compass, Pulpit Rock
Highlights from your plan
Sea All Dolphin Swims ©
Sea All Dolphin Swims
Wine Compass ©
Wine Compass
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Torquay: Lorne (Erskine Falls & Lorne Beach), Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Trees Adventure, Yeodene Park (in Yeodene). The adventure continues: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, get the adrenaline pumping with Australian Skydive, take a tour by water with Great Ocean Road Paragliding, and kick back and relax at Point Roadknight.

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Traveling by car from Arthurs Seat to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Great Ocean Road Paragliding, Great Escape Books, Trees Adventure, Yeodene Park, Point Roadknight
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Australian Skydive ©
Australian Skydive
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Great Ocean Road (in Apollo Bay). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, see the world from above with 12 Apostles Helicopters, and identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

12 Apostles Helicopters, Cape Otway Lightstation, Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ballarat: Maryborough Railway Station (in Maryborough) and Daylesford (Daylesford Wine Tours, Spas, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Sovereign Hill, identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at St George's Lake, and admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ballarat travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Ballarat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Echuca.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Daylesford, Maryborough Railway Station, St George's Lake
Highlights from your plan
Daylesford Wine Tours ©
Daylesford Wine Tours
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Echuca: Salute Olivia (in Boort), Victoria Park Lake (in Shepparton) and Cussen Park (in Tatura). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, experience rural life at The Strawberry Pick, make a splash at Yarrawonga Foreshore, and take in the exciting artwork at Whistle Stop Studio Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Echuca tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Echuca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Echuca

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Thompson Beach, Yarrawonga Foreshore, GrainCorp Silo Art, Cornelia Creek Wines, Salute Olivia
Highlights from your plan
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Victoria Park Lake ©
Victoria Park Lake
Cussen Park ©
Cussen Park

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