60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 20 nights
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 6 nights
3
Apollo Bay
— 4 nights
4
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
5
Halls Gap
— 7 nights
6
Ballarat
— 5 nights
7
Bendigo
— 6 nights
8
Echuca
— 7 nights

20
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at ArtVo and Eastern Beach Reserve. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and National Wool Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Victoria Golf Club (in Cheltenham), St Mary of the Angels (in Geelong) and Cowes (Koala Conservation Centre & Phillip Island Wildlife Park). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Rye Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Panorama Garden Estate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sorrento Back Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel route planner.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Geelong, Cowes, Kinglake National Park, vArcade, Cape Schanck Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 1 — 21:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

6
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Wilsons Promontory National Park and Picnic Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Squeaky Beach and Norman Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilsons Promontory National Park: Coal Creek Community Park and Museum (in Korumburra), Gecko Studio Gallery (in Fish Creek) and Grand Ridge Rail Trail (in Mirboo North). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Little Waterloo Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Inverloch Surf Beach, and hike along Mt Oberon Summit Walk.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park tour planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bunurong Marine National Park, Venus Bay Eco Retreat, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Gecko Studio Gallery, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum ©
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum

4
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loch Ard Gorge and Great Ocean Walk. We've included these beaches for you: Bells Beach and Lorne Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Apollo Bay: Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill), Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery (in Port Campbell). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest, take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Kennet River Koala Walk, and appreciate the history behind Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay holiday builder website.

Getting from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Apollo Bay by car takes about 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Aireys Inlet, Port Campbell, Blakes Estate Winery, Hugs Across The Cosmos
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Appreciate the collections at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Ngatanwarr Mural. Explore hidden gems such as Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Warrnambool: Cape Nelson lighthouse (in Portland), Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (The Grotto & Gibsons Steps). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and browse the exhibits of Allansford Cheese World and Museum.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool route planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Cape Nelson lighthouse, Griffiths Island, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

7
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Get some historical perspective at Log Lock Up and Ngamadjidj Shelter. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like J Ward Museum Complex and Mountainside Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Halls Gap: Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk), Chimney Pots (in Dunkeld) and Grampians Estate Cellar Door (in Great Western). And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, trek along Chatauqua Peak, meet the residents at Halls Gap Zoo, and explore the striking landscape of Grampians National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Halls Gap day trip planning website.

Getting from Warrnambool to Halls Gap by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ararat, Mountainside Wines, Murtoa Stick Shed, Wimmera Hills Winery, Log Lock Up
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 11:
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Climbing Tours
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle

5
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ballarat Wildlife Park and Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial. Let the collections at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Sovereign Hill capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Daylesford (Spas, The Mill Markets, &more) and Lal Lal Blast Furnace (in Lal Lal). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Ballarat Tramway Museum, explore the historical opulence of Kryal Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church, and explore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat trip itinerary maker site.

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 June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Daylesford, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, Kryal Castle, St John's Anglican Church, Lal Lal Blast Furnace
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

6
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bendigo Art Gallery and The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosalind Park and Eaglehawk Log Lock Up. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahbilk (in Tabilk), Castlemaine (Castlemaine Botanical Gardens & Shades Of Gray Studio and Gallery) and Maldon General Cemetery (in Maldon). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Golden Dragon Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bendigo Botanic Gardens, do a tasting at Paramoor Winery, and admire the landmark architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bendigo route planner.

Drive from Ballarat to Bendigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castlemaine, Chewton, Henry of Harcourt, Tahbilk, Paramoor Winery
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 22:
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Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

7
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Great Aussie Beer Shed and Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Pioneer Settlement and Ned Kelly Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Thompson Beach (in Cobram), Cactus Country (in Strathmerton) and Byramine Homestead (in Yarrawonga). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, contemplate the long history of Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, explore the galleries of Whistle Stop Studio Gallery, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Bendigo to Echuca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Swan Hill, Thompson Beach, Ned Kelly Museum, Cactus Country, GrainCorp Silo Art
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Pioneer Settlement ©
Pioneer Settlement

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