11 days in Victoria Itinerary

11 days in Victoria Itinerary

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11 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Rutherglen
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Daylesford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fingal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Rutherglen

Rutherglen ©
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. Rutherglen is known for wineries, shopping, breweries & distilleries, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Pfeiffer Wines and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rutherglen Brewery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rutherglen trip maker app .

Sydney to Rutherglen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Rutherglen to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Daylesford.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Pfeiffer Wines
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Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Andrew Buller Wines ©
Andrew Buller Wines
Campbells Wines ©
Campbells Wines

1
night
Daylesford

Daylesford ©
Known for its natural spring mineral spas, Daylesford is a rejuvenating spot to take the waters and sample local wine.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford, learn about winemaking at Captains Creek Organic Wines, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally do a tasting at Passing Clouds Winery.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Daylesford tour itinerary app .

Getting from Rutherglen to Daylesford by car takes about 3.5 hours. October in Daylesford sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Daylesford

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trip

Captains Creek Organic Wines
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Captains Creek Organic Wines ©
Captains Creek Organic Wines
Spas
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford

1
night
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 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Daylesford to Torquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fingal.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Spas
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas

1
night
Fingal

Fingal ©
Fingal is a rural locality of the Mornington Peninsula abutting Bass Strait along Gunnamatta Beach and lying between the suburbs of Rye and Cape Schanck. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Panorama Garden Estate, learn about winemaking at Rahona Valley Vineyard, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fingal trip planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Fingal in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Fingal

Spas Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rahona Valley Vineyard, Panorama Garden Estate
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Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
Spas
Rahona Valley Vineyard ©
Rahona Valley Vineyard

5
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 Catani Gardens. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through Degraves Street, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne driving holiday planner.

Getting from Fingal to Melbourne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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