8 days in Victoria Itinerary

8 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cowes
— 1 night
2
Torquay
— 1 night
3
Ballarat
— 1 night
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights

1
night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, thenfind something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, thenlearn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Tyde, enjoy the sand and surf at Ventnor Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cowes trip itinerary builder website.

Melbourne to Cowes is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Cowes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, The Nobbies Centre, Churchill Island
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Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Great Escape Books, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cowes to Torquay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Torquay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Spas

Side Trip

Great Escape Books
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas
Great Escape Books ©
Great Escape Books

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 14th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ballarat and then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ballarat trip website.

You can drive from Torquay to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Ballarat sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

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You can drive from Ballarat to Melbourne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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