60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 22 nights
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Cowes
— 4 nights
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Arthurs Seat
— 5 nights
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Mount Hotham
— 2 nights
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Bendigo
— 6 nights
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Ballarat
— 5 nights
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Halls Gap
— 5 nights
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Port Campbell
— 5 nights
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Torquay
— 5 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.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Payten & Jones Wines in Healesville, approximately Healesville away. Dedicate the 2nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Zoo
Melbourne Zoo
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

4
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Cowes is known for wildlife, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Koala Conservation Centre, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cowes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Cowes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Theme Park
A Maze'N Things
4.3

5
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: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Portsea). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Panorama Garden Estate, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and don't miss a visit to Main Street Mornington.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arthurs Seat tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Arthurs Seat takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mount Hotham.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
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Mount Hotham

Mount Hotham ©
On the 29th (Wed), stroll through Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Tirol Sports.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mount Hotham trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Arthurs Seat to Mount Hotham by car takes about 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bendigo.

Things to do in Mount Hotham

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Cross-country Ski Area
Tirol Sports
5.0

6
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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.
Explore Bendigo's surroundings by going to Echuca (National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca & TwistED Science), Noorilim Estate (in Strathbogie) and GrainCorp Silo Art (in Rochester). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bendigo Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Yi Yuan Gardens, make a trip to Eaglehawk Log Lock Up, and take in the dramatic natural features at Castlemaine Anticlinal Fold.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bendigo day trip site.

You can drive from Mount Hotham to Bendigo in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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Water Body
Lake Weeroona
4.7
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Science Museum
TwistED Science
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Blackhill Reserve
5.0

5
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Ballarat

Ballarat ©

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ballarat: Blue Pyrenees Estate (in Avoca), Daylesford (Lake Daylesford, Stony Creek Gallery, &more) and Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail (in Skipton). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, stop by Portal 108, contemplate the waterfront views at St George's Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ballarat travel route planner.

Getting from Bendigo to Ballarat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Lake Wendouree
4.7
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Historic Site
Sovereign Hill
4.4
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Wildlife Area
Ballarat Wildlife Park
4.4

5
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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Explore Halls Gap's surroundings by going to Glenelg Chocolates (in Coleraine), Murtoa Stick Shed (in Murtoa) and Wannon Falls (in Hamilton). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Pinnacle, trek along Chatauqua Peak, head outdoors with Venture, and get into the urban bustle at Horsham Town Hall.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Halls Gap travel route website.

You can drive from Ballarat to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
The Pinnacle
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Chimney Pots
5.0
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Mountain
Mt Sturgeon
4.8

5
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Lake Cobden (in Cobden), Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mait's Rest) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, go for a walk through Port Campbell Scenic Lookout, and trek along Otway Fly Treetop Adventures.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Halls Gap to Port Campbell by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Twelve Apostles
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Great Ocean Walk
4.8

5
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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 (Teddy's Lookout, Sheoak Falls, &more), Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Buckley Park Foreshore Reserve (in Ocean Grove). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, look for all kinds of wild species at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spring Creek Horse Rides, and enjoy the sea views from Point Lonsdale Lighthouse.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay online road trip planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Torquay are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Bells Beach
4.5
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Biking Trail
Anglesea Bike Park
4.9

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