45 days in Victoria Itinerary

45 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Echuca
— 6 nights
2
Ballarat
— 6 nights
3
Halls Gap
— 5 nights
4
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
5
Torquay
— 5 nights
6
Flinders
— 5 nights
7
Cowes
— 4 nights
8
Melbourne
— 9 nights

6
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Echuca: Cheeky Grog Co. (in Bunbartha), Tatura (Cussen Park & Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum) and Boort (Piccoli’s Spanner Sculptures & Salute Olivia). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, engage your brain at TwistED Science, learn about winemaking at Morrisons of Glenrowan, and stop by Glenda's Candle Scents.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Echuca journey planner.

Mildura to Echuca is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Euroa, Tatura, Boort, Benalla, Cheeky Grog Co.
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 23:
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca

6
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ballarat: Henry of Harcourt (in Harcourt), Bendigo (Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more) and Mt. Elephant (in Derrinallum). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, grab your bike and head to Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail, identify plant and animal life at Lake Wendouree, and do a tasting at Mount Avoca.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballarat tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Echuca to Ballarat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bendigo, Maryborough, Spas, Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail, Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas

5
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Venture out of the city with trips to Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk (in Horsham), Langi Morgala Museum (in Ararat) and Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk). There's still lots to do: trek along The Pinnacle, get interesting insight from Tours, get outside with Venture, and have fun at Halls Gap swimming Pool.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk, Langi Morgala Museum, Grampians Estate Cellar Door, Grampians National Park, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrnambool: Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge, Twelve Apostles, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip site.

You can drive from Halls Gap to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Childer's Cove
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mait's Rest), Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). There's much more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, get outside with Geelong Adventure Specialists, take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Torquay sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Flinders.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Apollo Bay, Geelong, Cape Otway Lightstation, Great Escape Books
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 13:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

5
nights
Flinders

Flinders once known as Mendi-Moke, is a town south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located on the Mornington Peninsula at the point where Western Port meets Bass Strait. Venture out of the city with trips to Mornington (Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery & Beer Tastings & Tours), Tyabb Packing House Antiques (in Tyabb) and Stumpy Gully Winery (in Moorooduc). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate, learn about winemaking at Fenian Wines, take in the pleasant sights at The Two Bays Walking Track, and hike along Cape Schanck Boardwalk.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Flinders travel route planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Flinders in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Flinders can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Flinders

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Hill, Mornington, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Panton Vineyard, Panorama Garden Estate
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden

4
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: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, experience rural life at Bimbadeen Phillip Island, take a leisurely stroll along Rhyll Jetty, and browse the exhibits of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cowes road trip site.

Traveling by car from Flinders to Cowes takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ventnor, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Newhaven, Summerlands
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Noojee to see Noojee Trestle Bridge about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online driving holiday planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gleadell Street Market, Noojee Trestle Bridge
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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