12 days in Victoria Itinerary

12 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Echuca
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Bendigo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Whistle Stop Studio Gallery, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then relax in the rural setting at The Strawberry Pick, then examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, and finally make a trip to GrainCorp Silo Art.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Echuca trip builder app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Echuca is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Echuca is 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Bendigo.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

GrainCorp Silo Art
Highlights from your plan
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
The Strawberry Pick ©
The Strawberry Pick

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Deborah Gold Mine, then look for gifts at Bendigo Woollen Mills, and finally make a trip to Alexandra Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Post Office Gallery (Bendigo Art Gallery), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Henry of Harcourt, and finally see the interesting displays at Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bendigo day trip planning app.

Take a bus from Echuca to Bendigo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Henry of Harcourt, Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Lake Weeroona ©
Lake Weeroona

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Wendouree, then make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Arch of Victory.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat trip planner.

Drive from Bendigo to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get great views at Boroka Lookout, trek along The Pinnacle, then trek along Chatauqua Peak, and finally head outdoors with Venture.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap travel route planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chatauqua Peak ©
Chatauqua Peak
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Boroka Lookout ©
Boroka Lookout

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, and then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with The Arch, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and then learn about winemaking at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery.

Start your trip to Port Campbell by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Halls Gap to Port Campbell by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
The Arch ©
The Arch

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Great Ocean Road, hike along Great Ocean Walk, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip planner.

Drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road

3
nights
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 10th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral. On the next day, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, explore the world behind art at ArtVo, and then wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
ArtVo ©
ArtVo
Melbourne Town Hall ©
Melbourne Town Hall

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