17 days in Victoria Itinerary

17 days in Victoria Itinerary

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17 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ballarat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Johanna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Inverloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​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.
Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). On the 4th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sandridge Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Portsea Back Beach and then stroll through Eastern Beach Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay online trip maker .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Torquay sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Portsea Back Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree and then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Daylesford and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ballarat online tour planner .

Drive from Torquay to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lake Daylesford
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip website .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Johanna.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Childer's Cove, Griffiths Island
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

1
night
Johanna

Johanna ©
Johanna is a small town on the coast of Victoria, Australia located west of Cape Otway in the Colac Otway Shire. On the 14th (Tue), trek along Great Ocean Walk and then kick back and relax at Johanna Beach.

Start your trip to Johanna by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Johanna takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Johanna

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Great Ocean Walk
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

3
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Norman Beach and Squeaky Beach. Get in touch with nature at Venus Bay Eco Retreat and Point Leo Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverloch: Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve (in Tarwin Lower), Toora Wind Farm (in Toora) and Stoniers Vineyard (in Merricks). The adventure continues: get outside with Anderson Inlet.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Inverloch day trip app .

You can drive from Johanna to Inverloch in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverloch

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Toora Wind Farm, Point Leo Beach, Venus Bay Eco Retreat, Bald Hills Creek Wildlife Reserve
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Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Venus Bay Eco Retreat ©
Venus Bay Eco Retreat
Anderson Inlet ©
Anderson Inlet

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