14 days in Melbourne, Ballarat & Grampians Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne, Ballarat & Grampians Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne, Ballarat & Grampians Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Ballarat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne journey builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect Melbourne to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Sun Bookshop, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sovereign Hill and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ballarat: Daylesford (Spas & Daylesford and District Historical Museum). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, step into the grandiose world of Kryal Castle, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and sample the tasty concoctions at Athletic Club Brewery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ballarat vacation planner.

Take a train from Melbourne to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Ballarat sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Daylesford
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Kryal Castle ©
Kryal Castle

4
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Get out of town with these interesting Halls Gap side-trips: Mt Stapylton (in Laharum) and Dunkeld (Mount Abrupt & Chimney Pots). The adventure continues: stroll through The Pinnacle, have fun at Halls Gap swimming Pool, take some stellar pictures from Boroka Lookout, and make a trip to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame.

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Drive from Ballarat to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Mt Stapylton, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Mt Stapylton ©
Mt Stapylton

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