60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 20 nights
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 6 nights
3
Apollo Bay
— 4 nights
4
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
5
Halls Gap
— 7 nights
6
Ballarat
— 5 nights
7
Bendigo
— 6 nights
8
Echuca
— 7 nights

20
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at ArtVo and St Paul's Cathedral. Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Geelong (St Mary of the Angels, National Wool Museum, &more), Cowes (Koala Conservation Centre & Phillip Island Wildlife Park) and Victoria Golf Club (in Cheltenham). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, wander the streets of Degraves Street, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online day trip planner.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Geelong, Cowes, Kinglake National Park, Hanging Rock Reserve, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

6
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Wilsons Promontory National Park and Norman Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Squeaky Beach and Little Waterloo Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilsons Promontory National Park: Grand Ridge Rail Trail (in Mirboo North), Gecko Studio Gallery (in Fish Creek) and Coal Creek Community Park and Museum (in Korumburra). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Picnic Bay, identify plant and animal life at Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve, stroll through Mt Oberon Summit Walk, and explore the striking landscape of Bunurong Marine National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Ridge Rail Trail, Gecko Studio Gallery, Venus Bay Eco Retreat, Inverloch Surf Beach, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Highlights from your plan
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum ©
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum

4
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loch Ard Gorge and Mait's Rest. We've included these beaches for you: Bells Beach and Lorne Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Apollo Bay: Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill), Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery (in Port Campbell) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk, admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Kennet River Koala Walk, and do a tasting at Blakes Estate Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Apollo Bay in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lorne, Aireys Inlet, Port Campbell, Hugs Across The Cosmos, Kennet River Koala Walk
Highlights from your plan
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Appreciate the collections at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Allansford Cheese World and Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Warrnambool: Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy), Port Campbell (The Grotto & Gibsons Steps) and Cape Nelson lighthouse (in Portland). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, view the masterpieces at Ngatanwarr Mural, and look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Griffiths Island, Cape Nelson lighthouse, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

7
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Get some historical perspective at Log Lock Up and Ngamadjidj Shelter. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like J Ward Museum Complex and Mountainside Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Halls Gap: Chimney Pots (in Dunkeld), Grampians Estate Cellar Door (in Great Western) and Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park (in Natimuk). And it doesn't end there: trek along The Pinnacle, look for all kinds of wild species at Chatauqua Peak, meet the residents at Halls Gap Zoo, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Halls Gap day trip planning website.

Getting from Warrnambool to Halls Gap by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ararat, Stawell Lutheran Church, MacKenzie Falls, Grampians National Park, Chimney Pots
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle

5
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ballarat Wildlife Park and Ballarat Tramway Museum. Let the collections at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Eureka Centre capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Daylesford (Spas, The Mill Markets, &more) and Lal Lal Blast Furnace (in Lal Lal). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, explore the historical opulence of Kryal Castle, and explore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Halls Gap to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Daylesford, St John's Anglican Church, Kryal Castle, Lal Lal Blast Furnace, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
Highlights from your plan
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

6
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bendigo Art Gallery and Rosalind Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion and Maldon General Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahbilk (in Tabilk), Castlemaine (Castlemaine Botanical Gardens & Shades Of Gray Studio and Gallery) and Chewton (Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum & Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Golden Dragon Museum, explore the galleries of Living Arts Space, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and do a tasting at Zig Zag Road Wines.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bendigo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Bendigo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Echuca.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castlemaine, Chewton, Tahbilk, Zig Zag Road Wines, Paramoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

7
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Great Aussie Beer Shed and National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca. Explore hidden gems such as Pioneer Settlement and Ned Kelly Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery (in Swan Hill), Thompson Beach (in Cobram) and Byramine Homestead (in Yarrawonga). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, make a trip to GrainCorp Silo Art, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Victoria Park Lake.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Echuca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Echuca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Swan Hill, GrainCorp Silo Art, Thompson Beach, Cussen Park, Ned Kelly Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Pioneer Settlement ©
Pioneer Settlement

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