12 days in Gippsland Itinerary

12 days in Gippsland Itinerary

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12 days in Gippsland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Mallacoota
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Traralgon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Inverloch
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

1
night
Mallacoota

Mallacoota ©
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Genoa Peak Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mallacoota Coastal Walks, and then learn about all things military at WW11 Bunker Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Bucklands Jetty Boat Hire and then get outside with Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mallacoota itinerary planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Mallacoota is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Mallacoota, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in February; daily highs in Mallacoota reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Traralgon.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Genoa Peak Walk
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Genoa Peak Walk ©
Genoa Peak Walk
Bucklands Jetty Boat Hire ©
Bucklands Jetty Boat Hire
Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats ©
Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats

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nights
Traralgon

Traralgon ©
Traralgon's nightlife is concentrated around Kay, Grey, and Franklin Streets, where lines of restaurants and bars entertain visitors and locals alike.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Walhalla Tramline Walkway and Walhalla Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Gippsland Vehicle Collection and Old Walhalla Post Office Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Traralgon: Lyrebird Forest Walk (in Mirboo North), Moe (Old Gippstown - Gippsland's Heritage Park & Edward Hunter Bush Reserve) and Trafalgar Holden Museum (in Trafalgar). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Traralgon Railway Reservoir Conservation Reserve and do a tasting at Narkoojee Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Traralgon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Mallacoota to Traralgon in 4.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Traralgon

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Walhalla, Moe, Gippsland Vehicle Collection, Trafalgar Holden Museum, Narkoojee Winery
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Lyrebird Forest Walk ©
Lyrebird Forest Walk
Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery

3
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Get in touch with nature at Mt Oberon Summit Walk and Norman Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Great Southern Rail Trail and Yanakie/Duck Point Loop. When in Wilsons Promontory National Park, make a side trip to see Toora Wind Farm in Toora, approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Wilsons Promontory National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Whisky Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Squeaky Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wilsons Promontory National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Traralgon to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Toora, Yanakie/Duck Point Loop
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Toora Wind Farm ©
Toora Wind Farm

2
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Eagles Nest, identify plant and animal life at Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve. On the next day, hike along Bass Coast Rail Trail, then relax in the rural setting at Bassine Specialty Cheeses, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inverloch trip builder app .

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Inverloch in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverloch

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Bassine Specialty Cheeses, Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Bass Coast Rail Trail
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Eagles Nest ©
Eagles Nest
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park ©
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
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