15 days in Victoria & Yarra Valley Itinerary

15 days in Victoria & Yarra Valley Itinerary

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15 days in Victoria & Yarra Valley Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mount Buller
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Healesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Newhaven
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Halls Gap
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sovereign Hill and Immigration Museum. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Federation Square. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

1
night
Mount Buller

Mount Buller ©
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Mount Stirling and then fly down the slopes at Mt Buller.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mount Buller road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Mount Buller takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Buller ©
Mt Buller
Mount Stirling ©
Mount Stirling

2
nights
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Payten & Jones Wines, then get to know the resident critters at Healesville Sanctuary, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then examine the collection at TarraWarra Museum of Art, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Chandon Winery, and finally walk around Maroondah Reservoir Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Healesville route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Mount Buller to Healesville takes 2.5 hours. August in Healesville sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Domaine Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Highlights from your plan
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Domaine Chandon Winery ©
Domaine Chandon Winery

2
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Churchill Island Marine National Park, then look for gifts at Tyde, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Koala Conservation Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, and finally explore the galleries of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Newhaven holiday app .

Traveling by car from Healesville to Newhaven takes 2 hours. Traveling from Healesville in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Newhaven, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Ventnor
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Island Marine National Park ©
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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.
On the 15th (Sat), stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Torquay road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Torquay takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

Anglesea Surf Centre
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Anglesea Surf Centre ©
Anglesea Surf Centre

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then make a trip to The Grotto, and then get great views at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge, and then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell road trip tool .

Getting from Torquay to Port Campbell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

2
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 18th (Tue), play a few rounds at Grampians Adventure Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Pinnacle, then take in the exciting artwork at Ararat Gallery TAMA, and finally do a tasting at Best's Wines Great Western.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Halls Gap trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Trails Golf

Side Trips

Ararat Gallery TAMA, Best's Wines Great Western
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Best's Wines Great Western ©
Best's Wines Great Western
Ararat Gallery TAMA ©
Ararat Gallery TAMA

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