24 days in Victoria Itinerary

24 days in Victoria Itinerary

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24 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Red Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Ventnor
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Ballarat
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Red Hill.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Red Hill

Red Hill ©
Red Hill is a small rural community, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour's drive south of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Red Hill: Cowes (Koala Conservation Centre, Cowes Beach, &more) and Churchill Island Marine National Park (in Newhaven). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate, and admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Red Hill trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Red Hill in 1.5 hours. In February in Red Hill, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Red Hill

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Phillip Island, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Panorama Garden Estate
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

4
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Ventnor is known for museums, wineries, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, stroll through Berrys Beach, and get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre.

Plan trip to Ventnor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Red Hill to Ventnor by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ventnor can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Summerlands, Newhaven, Phillip Island, YCW Beach
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Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

3
nights
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.
Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mait's Rest), Great Escape Books (in Aireys Inlet) and Sheoak Falls (in Lorne). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, kick back and relax at 13th Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Torquay Front Beach, and cool off at Leisurelink Aquatic and Recreation Centre.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Ventnor to Torquay in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Sheoak Falls, Leisurelink Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Great Escape Books, 13th Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, let little ones run wild at Peterborough Foreshore Playground, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Cape Otway Lightstation, Peterborough Foreshore Playground
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

4
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballarat: Halls Gap (The Pinnacle & Venus Baths Loop), Ararat Gallery TAMA (in Ararat) and Bendigo (Alexandra Fountain, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Sovereign Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ballarat trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Ballarat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Ballarat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bendigo, Halls Gap, Spas, Henry of Harcourt, Overwrought
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©

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