52 days in Victoria & Sydney Itinerary

52 days in Victoria & Sydney Itinerary

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52 days in Victoria & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Shuttle:  17​h 45​min
1
Ballarat
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Halls Gap
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Beechworth
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Warburton
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Newhaven
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Rye
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

6
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Enfield State Park has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Sovereign Hill and Shades Of Gray Studio and Gallery. Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park and St John's Anglican Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballarat: Daylesford (Spas & Stony Creek Gallery), Redesdale Bridge (in Redesdale) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, hunt for treasures at Ballan Farmers Market, learn about winemaking at Zig Zag Road Wines, and browse the fresh offerings at Talbot Farmers’ Market.

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Ahmedabad, India to Ballarat is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Creswick, Daylesford, Talbot Farmers’ Market, The Great Ocean Road, Ballan Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

7
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
James McMurtrie and Ros McArthur Art Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Pierrepoint Wines and Mountainside Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Ararat (J Ward Museum Complex, Montara Winery, & more), Wimmera Hills Winery (in Elmhurst) and Great Western (Grampians Estate Cellar Door & Best's Wines Great Western). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grampians National Park, trek along Chatauqua Peak, identify plant and animal life at Johnny Mullagh Park, and get great views at Boroka Lookout.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Halls Gap holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Beechworth.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Wineries Trails

Side Trips

Ararat, Great Western, Heatherlie Quarry, Wimmera Hills Winery, Johnny Mullagh Park
Highlights from your plan
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Heatherlie Quarry ©
Heatherlie Quarry

8
nights
Beechworth

Beechworth ©
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Shop till you drop at Samaria Farm and Benalla Art Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Beechworth Historical Precinct and Beechworth Post Office. Change things up with these side-trips from Beechworth: Markwood Estate (in Markwood), Chrismont (in Cheshunt) and Mt Morgan Store (in Glenrowan). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Alpine National Park. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Pfeiffer Wines, browse the exhibits of Sluga Gallery, kick back and relax at Thompson Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Bharatralia Jungle Camp.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Beechworth online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Halls Gap to Beechworth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Beechworth can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Warburton.

Things to do in Beechworth

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rutherglen, Wahgunyah, Yackandandah, Thompson Beach, Bharatralia Jungle Camp
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Chrismont ©
Chrismont
Stringybark Creek Historic Reserve ©

7
nights
Warburton

Warburton ©
Warburton is a town in Victoria, Australia, 72 kilometres east of Melbourne's central business district. Do your shopping at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and Jodee Creations. Get some cultural insight at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine and Corniola Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Warburton side-trips: Sedona Estate (in Murrindindi), Yea (Yea Wetlands & Y Water Discovery Centre) and Marysville (Marysville State Forest & Marysville & District Historical Society). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kalatha Giant, take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Cannibal, take in the exciting artwork at Town & Country Gallery, and stroll around Edward Hunter Bush Reserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Warburton trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Beechworth to Warburton takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Beechworth in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Warburton: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Warburton

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Marysville, Yea, Walhalla, Gembrook, Kalatha Giant
Highlights from your plan
Y Water Discovery Centre ©
Y Water Discovery Centre
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Mount Cannibal ©
Mount Cannibal

8
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Escape the urban bustle at Koala Conservation Centre and Cowes Beach. Get some cultural insight at National Vietnam Veterans Museum and Phillip Island Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newhaven: Cape Liptrap Coastal Park (in Walkerville), Venus Bay Eco Retreat (in Venus Bay) and Squeaky Beach (in Wilsons Promontory National Park). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kitty Miller Bay, stroll through Red Rock Beach, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and explore the striking landscape of Churchill Island Marine National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Newhaven trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Warburton to Newhaven in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Warburton in February since evenings lows in Newhaven dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rye.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Cowes, Ventnor, Rhyll, YCW Beach
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve ©

6
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a seaside resort town, approximately 83 km south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Head to Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and Surfcoastimages Galleryfor some retail therapy. Relax by the water at Lorne Beach and Diamond Bay. Explore Rye's surroundings by going to Mills Beach (in Mornington), Pure Peninsula Honey (in Moorooduc) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Panorama Garden Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at McCrae Beach, kick back and relax at Sorrento Front Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rye travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Rye takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Rye are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Rye

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sorrento, Mornington, Surfcoastimages Gallery, Pure Peninsula Honey, McCrae Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Greens Bush ©
Greens Bush

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online holiday maker .

You can drive from Rye to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take a stroll through The Rocks, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stop by Sydney Fish Market, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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