7 days in Victoria Itinerary

7 days in Victoria Itinerary

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7 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly + bus:  29​h
Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ballarat
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Birmingham

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Torquay itinerary builder website .

Birmingham, UK to Torquay is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in January, expect Torquay to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Wendouree and then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballarat trip planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Melbourne.

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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker .

Take a train from Ballarat to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

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St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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