11 days in Victoria Itinerary

11 days in Victoria Itinerary

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11 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Beechworth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Canberra

1
night
Beechworth

Beechworth
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
On the 19th (Fri), look for gifts at Beechworth Sweet Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Beechworth tour itinerary website .

Canberra to Beechworth is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Beechworth

Shopping
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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ballarat road trip website .

Traveling by car from Beechworth to Ballarat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ard Gorge as well as Twelve Apostles.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Campbell travel planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Port Campbell in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for Apollo Bay on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay vacation planning website .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Torquay on the 3rd (Thu).
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Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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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.
Bells Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Torquay travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Torquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 4th (Fri), you're off toMelbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Melbourne attractions planner.

Drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toWilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Wilsons Promontory National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
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Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse ©
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

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night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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The Entrance Walk ©
The Entrance Walk

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