15 days in Victoria Itinerary

15 days in Victoria Itinerary

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15 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Ballarat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Newhaven
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online travel route builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In August, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Explore Ballarat's surroundings by going to Overwrought (in Blampied), Spas (in Daylesford) and Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings (in Clunes). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Sovereign Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, and don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ballarat attractions website .

Traveling by train from Melbourne to Ballarat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Spas, Maldon General Cemetery, Blackhill Reserve, St Augustine's Church, Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo), Heronswood (in Dromana) and Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders). There's much more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torquay trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Boardwalk, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Heronswood, Anglesea Bike Park, Panorama Garden Estate
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Anglesea Bike Park ©
Anglesea Bike Park

3
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Newhaven is known for museums, nature, spas, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, explore the striking landscape of Churchill Island Marine National Park, and learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newhaven trip planner .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Newhaven takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Newhaven can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Ventnor, The Nobbies Centre, Rhyll Jetty, Pinnacles Lookout
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

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