60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Start: Timisoara
Fly + Drive:  34 h
1
Red Hill
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cowes
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Melbourne
— 25 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Torquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Halls Gap
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Bendigo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Ballarat
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  34 h
End: Timisoara

4
nights
Red Hill

Red Hill ©
Red Hill is a small rural community, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour's drive south of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Red Hill side-trips: Sorrento Pier (in Sorrento) and Point Nepean National Park (in Portsea). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate, tee off at Rosebud Park Golf Course, admire the striking features of Heronswood, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Red Hill trip itinerary planner.

Timisoara, Romania to Red Hill is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Timisoara in April, Red Hill is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Red Hill

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Schanck, Mornington, Panorama Garden Estate, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Rosebud Park Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park

4
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Go for a jaunt from Cowes to Wonthaggi to see State Coal Mine about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and relax in the rural setting at Bimbadeen Phillip Island.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cowes holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Red Hill to Cowes takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cowes are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Newhaven, Ventnor, Phillip Island, State Coal Mine, The Nobbies Centre
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
State Coal Mine ©
State Coal Mine

25
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Geelong Adventure Specialists (in Geelong). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Cowes to Melbourne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

St Kilda, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Geelong Adventure Specialists
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Lorne (Great Ocean Road Story, Lorne Beach, &more), Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay) and Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet). There's much more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, stroll through Bells Beach, explore the landscape on two wheels at Anglesea Bike Park, and get great views at Point Danger Lookout.

Start your trip to Torquay by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Kennet River, Mait's Rest, Great Escape Books, Anglesea Bike Park
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mariners Lookout), The Redwoods (in Beech Forest) and Cape Otway (Cape Otway Lightstation & Great Otway National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, stroll through Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, make a trip to The Grotto, and let little ones run wild at Peterborough Foreshore Playground.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Cape Otway, Peterborough Foreshore Playground, The Redwoods, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

6
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Explore Halls Gap's surroundings by going to Wimmera Hills Winery (in Elmhurst), Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk) and Horsham (Horsham Town Hall, Wimmera River, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Grampians National Park, trek along The Pinnacle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Halls Gap Zoo, and stroll through Chatauqua Peak.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Halls Gap trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Halls Gap takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Horsham, Wimmera Hills Winery, Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park, MacKenzie Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Climbing Tours

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bendigo: Cornelia Creek Wines (in Koyuga), Seymour (Wine by Sam, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk, &more) and Echuca (Oz Maze and Mini Golf & The Great Aussie Beer Shed). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlemaine-Maldon Railside Trail, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bendigo trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Bendigo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Seymour, Echuca, Henry of Harcourt, Castlemaine-Maldon Railside Trail, Cornelia Creek Wines
Highlights from your plan
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk ©
Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery

4
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Step out of Ballarat to go to Daylesford and see Spas, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, pause for some photo ops at Peter Lalor Statue, let the kids burn off some steam at Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Goldfields Track.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ballarat day trip website.

You can drive from Bendigo to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial

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