15 days in Melbourne, Lorne & Port Campbell Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Lorne & Port Campbell Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Lorne & Port Campbell Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Lake Daylesford. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bells Beach and Brighton Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens (in Daylesford), Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong) and Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & Ballarat Wildlife Park). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. Dedicate the 29th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Torquay, Ballarat, Daylesford, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Fisherman's Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lorne day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Lorne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Lorne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Lorne

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fisherman's Beach, Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through The Redwoods, then admire the sheer force of Triplet Falls, and then make a trip to Gibsons Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and then head outdoors with The Arch.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lorne to Port Campbell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Bay of Martyrs
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The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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