13 days in Victoria Itinerary

13 days in Victoria Itinerary

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13 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Bairnsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rye
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Ventnor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Melbourne

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, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the collection at State Library Victoria.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne route planner.

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
St Mary's Catholic Church has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Raymond Island, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, and then stroll around Nyerimilang Heritage Park.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Bairnsdale online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Bairnsdale takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Raymond Island, Nyerimilang Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Nyerimilang Heritage Park ©
Nyerimilang Heritage Park
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ballarat online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bairnsdale to Ballarat takes 4.5 hours. March in Ballarat sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at 13th Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Torquay travel route builder .

You can drive from Ballarat to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Torquay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rye.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trip

13th Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

2
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a seaside resort town, approximately 83 km south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Schanck Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Diamond Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mills Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at McCrae Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rye online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Rye takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Rye

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Diamond Bay, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Mills Beach, Panorama Garden Estate
Highlights from your plan
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
McCrae Beach ©
McCrae Beach

3
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Ventnor is known for museums, wineries, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ventnor visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rye to Ventnor takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Phillip Island, Newhaven, YCW Beach, The Nobbies Centre
Highlights from your plan
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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