10 days in Victoria Itinerary

10 days in Victoria Itinerary

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10 days in Victoria Itinerary

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

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Balloon Rides and Royal Botanic Gardens. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and browse the different shops at Melbourne Central.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne attractions planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip planning app .

Drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Torquay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Johanna Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge, and then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs, then don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Campbell driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Torquay to Port Campbell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, and finally head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Churchill Island Marine National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cowes vacation tool .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Cowes in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Nobbies Centre, Phillip Island Winery, Churchill Island Marine National Park
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Churchill Island Marine National Park ©

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