5 days in Gippsland Itinerary

5 days in Gippsland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Grantville
— 1 day
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
3
Bairnsdale
— 2 nights
4
Walhalla
— 1 night

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Grantville

Grantville ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park, then learn about winemaking at Bass Valley Estate Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Loch Memorial Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cape Horn Lookout.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grantville travel planner.

Melbourne to Grantville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. January in Grantville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Grantville

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trip

Loch
Highlights from your plan
Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
Cape Horn Lookout ©
Cape Horn Lookout
Loch Memorial Reserve ©
Loch Memorial Reserve

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Squeaky Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park road trip site.

Traveling by car from Grantville to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Raymond Island, don't miss a visit to Mitchell River Silt Jetties, and then Head underground at Buchan Caves. On your second day here, putt your heart out at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Entrance Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bairnsdale tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Bairnsdale in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In January in Bairnsdale, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Walhalla.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance, Raymond Island, Buchan Caves, Mitchell River Silt Jetties
Highlights from your plan
Buchan Caves ©
Buchan Caves
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop ©

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Walhalla

Walhalla ©
Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, get engrossed in the history at Old Walhalla Post Office Museum, stroll the grounds of Walhalla Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walhalla Tramline Walkway, and finally explore the striking landscape of Baw Baw National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Walhalla trip itinerary site.

Getting from Bairnsdale to Walhalla by car takes about 2 hours. January in Walhalla sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum ©
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum