12 days in Melbourne, Warrnambool & Halls Gap Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Warrnambool & Halls Gap Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne, Warrnambool & Halls Gap Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Halls Gap
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Wendouree and Dandenong Ranges National Park. For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery of Ballarat or Tyde. Venture out of the city with trips to Phillip Island Wildlife Park (in Cowes), Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and The Mill Markets (in Daylesford). Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get a taste of the local shopping with Degraves Street, and head off the coast to Churchill Island.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Cowes, The Mill Markets, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Churchill Island
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs and then head outdoors with The Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, then stroll through Foreshore Promenade, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Warrnambool trip site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Warrnambool takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Arch, Blarney Books and Art, Bay of Martyrs
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
The Arch ©
The Arch

3
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Halls Gap online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Halls Gap takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Nature Outdoors
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