29 days in Victoria Itinerary

29 days in Victoria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

29 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Bairnsdale
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Inverloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Beech Forest
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ballarat
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bendigo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Bairnsdale is a city in East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Reeeves Beach and Woodside Beach. Appreciate the collections at Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils And Crystals and Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place. Get out of town with these interesting Bairnsdale side-trips: Buchan Caves (in Buchan), St Pauls Cathedral (in Sale) and Raymond Island (in Paynesville). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Entrance Beach, and head outdoors with Mitchell river walk.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bairnsdale trip planner .

Sydney to Bairnsdale is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Bairnsdale when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance, Woodside, Raymond Island, Buchan Caves, St Pauls Cathedral
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Reeeves Beach ©
Reeeves Beach
Raymond Island ©
Raymond Island
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

4
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wilsons Promontory National Park and Cape Liptrap Coastal Park. Step out of the city life by going to Squeaky Beach and Little Waterloo Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverloch: Alberton Cemetery (in Alberton), Pearl Park (in Foster) and Mossvale Park (in Berrys Creek).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverloch travel planning app .

You can drive from Bairnsdale to Inverloch in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Beech Forest.

Things to do in Inverloch

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Pearl Park, Alberton Cemetery, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Mossvale Park
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park ©
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

3
nights
Beech Forest

Beech Forest ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and Erskine Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Lorne Beach and Stevensons Falls. Explore Beech Forest's surroundings by going to Kennet River Koala Walk (in Kennett River) and Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet).

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Beech Forest journey planner .

Getting from Inverloch to Beech Forest by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Beech Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lorne, Kennet River Koala Walk, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Stevensons Falls, Split Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Get some cultural insight at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Blarney Books and Art. Visiting London Bridge and Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Campbell: Thunder point Coastal Reserve (in Warrnambool), Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Childer's Cove (in The Cove). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. The adventure continues: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Campbell, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Beech Forest to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Childer's Cove
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

4
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Visiting The Pinnacle and Grampians Adventure Golf will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grampians National Park and Grampians Estate Cellar Door. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halls Gap: Ararat (J Ward Museum Complex & Ararat Regional Art Gallery) and Grampians Estate, Great Western Wine Centre (in Great Western). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Halls Gap Zoo, admire the sheer force of Burrong Falls, hike along Chatauqua Peak, and learn about winemaking at Pomonal Estate.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Halls Gap itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Great Western, Ararat, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, Grampians National Park
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 19th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and then explore the activities along Lake Wendouree. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ballarat online attractions planner .

You can drive from Halls Gap to Ballarat in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Ballarat sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Lake Daylesford
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

4
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Get some cultural insight at Bendigo Art Gallery and Dunolly Museum. Get some historical perspective at Rosalind Park and Main Street. Change things up with a short trip to Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park in Chewton (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Golden Dragon Museum, explore the activities along Lake Weeroona, admire the striking features of Eaglehawk Log Lock Up, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bendigo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Bendigo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Bendigo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park, Main Street, Dunolly Museum
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

1
night
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. On the 25th (Mon), examine the collection at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then stop by Glenda's Candle Scents, and finally examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed.

Find out how to plan Echuca trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Echuca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Visit St Paul's Cathedral and Scots Church for their historical value. Step out of Melbourne to go to Geelong and see Eastern Beach Reserve, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Echuca to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

30 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM FRANCE November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, romantic, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Victoria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM UKRAINE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Victoria BY A USER FROM UKRAINE November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT