14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
train:  1​h
2
Geelong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Ballarat
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Phillip Island Wildlife Park and ArtVo. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Tyde in Cowes, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and make a trip to Block Arcade.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne route planning tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. In February, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Geelong.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cowes
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

2
nights
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Australian National Surfing Museum and then kick back and relax at 13th Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Point Lonsdale Beach, snap pictures at London Bridge, and then stroll through Portsea Back Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Geelong itinerary app .

You can drive from Melbourne to Geelong in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portsea, Point Lonsdale Beach, Australian National Surfing Museum, 13th Beach
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13th Beach ©
13th Beach
Point Lonsdale Beach ©
Point Lonsdale Beach
Portsea Back Beach ©
Portsea Back Beach

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Triplet Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): stroll through Paradise Picnic Reserve and then get great views at Twelve Apostles.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lorne online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Geelong to Lorne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Lorne

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Triplet Falls, Paradise Picnic Reserve, Cape Otway Lightstation, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
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Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 3rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and then make a trip to Arch of Victory. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Main Street, then admire the striking features of Maryborough Railway Station, and then explore the activities along Lake Wendouree.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ballarat travel route builder website .

You can drive from Lorne to Ballarat in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Ballarat sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maryborough Railway Station, Main Street
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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