21 days in Victoria Itinerary

21 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
2
Fingal
— 1 night
3
Ventnor
— 3 nights
4
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
5
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
6
Ballarat
— 4 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.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Cope-Williams Winery. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, get into the urban bustle at Federation Square, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

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

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fingal.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Cope-Williams Winery, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
night
Fingal

Fingal is a rural locality of the Mornington Peninsula abutting Bass Strait along Gunnamatta Beach and lying between the suburbs of Rye and Cape Schanck. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate, do a tasting at Old Apple Shed, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fingal road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Fingal takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October in Fingal, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ventnor.

Things to do in Fingal

Spas Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Boneo
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Spas
Old Apple Shed ©
Old Apple Shed

3
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Take a break from the city and head to Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Marine National Park. You'll explore and learn at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Step out of Ventnor to go to Flinders and see Cape Schanck Boardwalk, which is approximately 1h 20 min away.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ventnor day trip site.

Drive from Fingal to Ventnor in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ventnor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Newhaven, Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve, Seal Rock, Cape Schanck Boardwalk
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
Churchill Island Marine National Park ©
Churchill Island Marine National Park

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Twelve Apostles and Johanna Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill) and Great Ocean Walk (in Apollo Bay). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, and admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip planner.

You can drive from Ventnor to Port Campbell in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hugs Across The Cosmos, Johanna Beach, Childer's Cove, Great Ocean Walk
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

4
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Do your shopping at James McMurtrie and Ros McArthur Art Studio. Let the collections at Steve Morvell Wildlife Art and Hamilton Gallery capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Mountainside Wines (in Warrak), Wimmera Hills Winery (in Elmhurst) and Chimney Pots (in Dunkeld). The adventure continues: hike along The Pinnacle, explore the striking landscape of Grampians National Park, do a tasting at Pomonal Estate, and take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Halls Gap trip tool.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Grampians National Park, Hamilton Gallery, Mountainside Wines, Wimmera Hills Winery, Chimney Pots
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Chimney Pots ©
Chimney Pots

4
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Overwrought. Appreciate the collections at Sovereign Hill and Shades Of Gray Studio and Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballarat: Spas (in Daylesford), Maldon General Cemetery (in Maldon) and Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail (in Skipton). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park, do a tasting at Zig Zag Road Wines, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Red Duck Micro-Brewery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ballarat trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Halls Gap to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Spas, Maldon General Cemetery, Mount Avoca, Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park, Zig Zag Road Wines
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

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