15 days in Victoria Itinerary

15 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Ballarat
— 3 nights
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
4
Cowes
— 3 nights

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne journey maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. In October, daytime highs in Melbourne are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Wine Tours & Tastings
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballarat: Henry of Harcourt (in Harcourt), Bendigo Art Gallery (in Bendigo) and Spas (in Daylesford). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, and explore the activities along Lake Wendouree.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ballarat tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Ballarat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

St Augustine's Church, Henry of Harcourt, Bendigo Art Gallery, Spas
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery

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.
Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to Erskine Falls (in Lorne), Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Great Ocean Walk (in Apollo Bay). There's still lots to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Geelong Adventure Specialists, and kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip planning website.

Getting from Ballarat to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Geelong, Erskine Falls, Great Escape Books, Great Ocean Walk
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

3
nights
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: get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, hike along Swan Lake Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, and find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cowes journey planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Torquay to Cowes in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Cowes are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Newhaven, Summerlands, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Rhyll Jetty, Churchill Island
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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