7 days in Victoria Itinerary

7 days in Victoria Itinerary

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7 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Torquay
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour builder.

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 20th (Thu), head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, then get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and finally kick back and relax at Ventnor Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Berrys Beach, then learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cowes Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Woolamai Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cowes trip planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. February in Cowes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ventnor, Cape Woolamai Beach, The Nobbies Centre, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Torquay journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Cowes to Torquay takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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