11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Ballarat
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 1 day
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Ballarat
— 1 night
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Halls Gap
— 1 night
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Ballarat
— 3 nights
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Healesville
— 3 nights
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Ballarat

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Central Deborah Gold Mine as well as Cubby Haus Brewing. On the 22nd (Fri), go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, get a taste of local nightlife at Cubby Haus Brewing, and then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Augustine's Church and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ballarat online day trip planner.

Melbourne to Ballarat is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks

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Ballarat

The Golden City

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

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Halls Gap

Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then hike along The Pinnacle. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Boroka Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Burrong Falls, and then explore the striking landscape of Grampians National Park.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Ballarat

The Golden City

Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery of Ballarat and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ballarat trip maker website.

Getting from Halls Gap to Ballarat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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Healesville

Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healesville: Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda), Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden (in Marysville) and William Ricketts Sanctuary (in Mount Dandenong). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Healesville Sanctuary, do a tasting at Seville Estate, stroll around Maroondah Reservoir Park, and stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Healesville trip planning app.

You can drive from Ballarat to Healesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Healesville are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Yarra Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Valleys · Gift & Specialty Shops
A broad, fertile valley fringed by equally lush mountainsides, Yarra Valley is one of the state of Victoria’s most-renowned wine regions. Sprawling vineyards dot the valley, and the organized appearance of the plantations contrasts with the gently scenic nature that surrounds them. Fine restaurants and wineries scattered about Yarra Valley make it a connoisseur’s dream.