5 days in Gippsland Itinerary

5 days in Gippsland Itinerary

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

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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 1st (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walhalla Tramline Walkway, then stroll the grounds of Walhalla Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Old Walhalla Post Office Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Walhalla online trip builder.

Melbourne to Walhalla is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. October in Walhalla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites · Museums
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

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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 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Raymond Island, take in the views from Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Buchan Caves. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography, then enjoy breathtaking views from Myer Street Jetty, and finally explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes.

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Traveling by car from Walhalla to Bairnsdale takes 2 hours. In October in Bairnsdale, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance, Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography, Raymond Island, Buchan Caves, Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Buchan Caves ©
Buchan Caves
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Raymond Island ©
Raymond Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Squeaky Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilsons Promontory National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bairnsdale to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grantville.

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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Grantville

Grantville ©
On the 5th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Maru Koala and Animal Park, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Loch Brewery & Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Gippsland Wine Company, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loch Memorial Reserve.

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Getting from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Grantville by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Grantville can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grantville

Wildlife · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Loch
Highlights from your plan
Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
Loch Brewery & Distillery ©
Loch Brewery & Distillery
Gippsland Wine Company ©
Gippsland Wine Company