15 days in Victoria, Yarra Valley & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

15 days in Victoria, Yarra Valley & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
2
Mount Buller
— 1 night
3
Healesville
— 2 nights
4
Newhaven
— 2 nights
5
Torquay
— 1 night
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
7
Halls Gap
— 2 nights

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.
Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a stroll around Federation Square, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne. In August, Melbourne is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Mount Stirling and then hit the slopes at Mt Buller.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Buller trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Mount Buller takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive 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): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Pillars Distillery, then do a tasting at Payten & Jones Wines, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Healesville Sanctuary, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then admire the masterpieces at TarraWarra Museum of Art, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Chandon Winery, and finally walk around Maroondah Reservoir Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Healesville attractions planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newhaven.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then explore the striking landscape of 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: look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then learn about winemaking at Phillip Island Winery, and finally browse the exhibits of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Newhaven vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Healesville to Newhaven takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Healesville in August since evenings lows in Newhaven dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough 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 ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, then cruise along The Great Ocean Road, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Torquay online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Newhaven to Torquay by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can 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
Spas
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 explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and then make a trip to Gibsons Steps.

Plan a Port Campbell trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

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nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tee off at Grampians Adventure Golf, trek along The Pinnacle, then admire the masterpieces at Ararat Gallery TAMA, and finally learn about winemaking at Best's Wines Great Western.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Halls Gap online day trip planner.

Getting from Port Campbell to Halls Gap by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. You will leave for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

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

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