13 days in Melbourne & Halls Gap Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Halls Gap Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne & Halls Gap Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Halls Gap
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Melbourne

9
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'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bells Beach and Brighton Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Eastern Beach Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Daylesford (Lake Daylesford, The Mill Markets, & more), Point Lonsdale Lighthouse (in Point Lonsdale) and Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat Wildlife Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, wander the streets of Melbourne Central, have fun and explore at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and learn about winemaking at Gippsland Wine Company.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat, Bells Beach, Moorabool Ridge Winery, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

3
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 10th (Tue), do a tasting at Grampians Estate, do a tasting at Grampians Estate Cellar Door, then make a trip to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, and finally head outdoors with Venture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Fallen Giants, then learn about winemaking at Pomonal Estate, and then trek along Grampians Peaks Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Halls Gap trip maker .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Halls Gap takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Great Western, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
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Grampians Estate ©
Grampians Estate
Pomonal Estate ©
Pomonal Estate
Fallen Giants ©
Fallen Giants

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