9 days in Victoria Itinerary

9 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Cowes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Balloon Rides and St. Kilda Beach. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Fitzroy Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Thomas Aquinas' Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at 13th Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Torquay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February in Torquay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

13th Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Razorback, then admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Twelve Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Campbell travel route builder.

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Take a break from the city and head to Kitty Miller Bay and Cape Woolamai Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at YCW Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowes Beach, step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, and Head underground at Forrest Caves.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cowes trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Cowes takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Cowes, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ventnor, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Flynns Beach, YCW Beach
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Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach

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