8 days in Victoria Itinerary

8 days in Victoria Itinerary

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8 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Melbourne
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Melbourne

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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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Warrandyte State Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne vacation maker website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

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St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Balloon Rides

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Wendouree and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballarat road trip app .

Traveling by train from Melbourne to Ballarat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Ballarat sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Ballarat

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Sat), explore the activities along Bay of Islands, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Campbell online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Bay of Islands
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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days
Lorne

Lorne
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 22nd (Sun), take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lorne online route planner .

Getting from Port Campbell to Lorne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lorne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lorne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Nature

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The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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