5 days in Victoria Itinerary

5 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 1 night
2
Echuca
— 1 night
3
Ballarat
— 1 night
4
Torquay
— 1 night

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 17th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Yileena Park, look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, and finally take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool.

Hobart to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Four Pillars Distillery
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery ©
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Echuca Luxury Houseboats. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, stop by Echuca Chocolate Company, and then take a memorable tour with Echuca Luxury Houseboats.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Echuca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Echuca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Echuca

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation
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Echuca Luxury Houseboats ©
Echuca Luxury Houseboats
Echuca Chocolate Company ©
Echuca Chocolate Company
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery of Ballarat, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballarat travel route planning site.

Getting from Echuca to Ballarat by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Ballarat are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), look for gifts at Great Escape Books, then kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay journey planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Great Escape Books
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Spas
Great Escape Books ©
Great Escape Books

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