38 days in Victoria Itinerary

38 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
2
Echuca
— 3 nights
3
Bright
— 4 nights
4
Ventnor
— 3 nights
5
Red Hill
— 4 nights
6
Torquay
— 3 nights
7
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
8
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
9
Ballarat
— 5 nights

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 21:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. When in Echuca, make a side trip to see Cussen Park in Tatura, approximately Tatura away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, take in the exciting artwork at Whistle Stop Studio Gallery, do a tasting at Cornelia Creek Wines, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Echuca vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Melbourne to Echuca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cussen Park, Cornelia Creek Wines, GrainCorp Silo Art
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Cornelia Creek Wines ©
Cornelia Creek Wines
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca

4
nights
Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bright: Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board (in Mount Hotham), Falls Creek Alpine Resort (in Falls Creek) and Michelini Wines (in Myrtleford). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Pfeiffer Wines, get engrossed in the history at Yackandandah Museum, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and play a few rounds at Mt Beauty Golf Club.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bright trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Echuca to Bright takes 3 hours. In August in Bright, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Bright

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Mt Beauty Golf Club, Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board, Mt. Pilot National Park, Falls Creek Alpine Resort, Yackandandah Museum
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines

3
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Ventnor is known for museums, wineries, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, get outside with The Nobbies, hike along Swan Lake Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ventnor trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bright to Ventnor in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Bright in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ventnor, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Red Hill.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Summerlands, Newhaven, The Nobbies, Museum of HMAS Cerberus
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
The Nobbies ©
The Nobbies

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Red Hill: Cowes (Tyde, Koala Conservation Centre, &more), Pinnacles Lookout (in Cape Woolamai) and Churchill Island Marine National Park (in Newhaven). There's much more to do: hike along Cape Schanck Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Seal Rock, take a leisurely stroll along Rhyll Jetty, and admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Red Hill visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Ventnor to Red Hill takes 2 hours. August in Red Hill sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Red Hill

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Seal Rock, Heronswood, Panorama Garden Estate, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
Pinnacles Lookout ©
Pinnacles Lookout

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Torquay: Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Lorne (Teddy's Lookout, Erskine Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, grab your bike and head to Anglesea Bike Park, and don't miss a visit to Kennet River.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Red Hill to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. In September in Torquay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Lorne, Kennet River, Anglesea Bike Park, Great Escape Books
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Campbell: Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mariners Lookout) and Cape Otway (Cape Otway Lightstation & Great Otway National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge, enjoy some diversion at Peterborough Foreshore Playground, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

You can plan Port Campbell trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Torquay to Port Campbell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Cape Otway, Peterborough Foreshore Playground
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

4
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Get out of town with these interesting Halls Gap side-trips: Horsham (Horsham & District War Memorial & Cenotaph & Wimmera River), Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk) and Montara Winery (in Ararat). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Venture, trek along Grampians National Park, get great views at Boroka Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chatauqua Peak.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Halls Gap trip planner.

Drive from Port Campbell to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Horsham, Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park, Wimmera Hills Winery, Montara Winery
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Wimmera Hills Winery ©
Wimmera Hills Winery

5
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballarat: Bendigo (The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more), Spas (in Daylesford) and Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings (in Clunes). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, sample the fine beverages at Henry of Harcourt, do a tasting at Mount Alexander Winery, and identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ballarat trip simple and quick.

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. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bendigo, Mount Alexander Winery, Henry of Harcourt, Castlemaine Anticlinal Fold, Spas
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial

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