14 days in Grampians, Cowes & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Grampians, Cowes & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Moonambel
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Singapore

4
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 Ararat (Ararat Gallery TAMA & Montara Winery), Horsham (Wimmera River, Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk, &more) and Best's Wines Great Western (in Great Western). The adventure continues: trek along The Pinnacle, take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls, take some stellar pictures from The Balconies, and head outdoors with Venture.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Halls Gap is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moonambel.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Horsham, Ararat, Stawell, The Balconies, MacKenzie Falls
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Montara Winery ©
Montara Winery
The Balconies ©
The Balconies

1
night
Moonambel

Moonambel ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): do a tasting at Summerfield Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Taltarni Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Dalwhinnie Wines, and finally relax in the rural setting at Redbank Alpacas.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Moonambel online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Halls Gap to Moonambel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Moonambel

Wineries

Side Trip

Redbank Alpacas
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Taltarni Vineyards ©
Taltarni Vineyards
Dalwhinnie Wines ©
Dalwhinnie Wines

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, head off the coast to Churchill Island, thenlearn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, thenfind something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and finally step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cowes road trip planning tool.

Getting from Moonambel to Cowes by car takes about 4 hours. In November in Cowes, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Nobbies Centre, Churchill Island, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wineries
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Wine Tours & Tastings
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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