36 days in Victoria & Eden Itinerary

36 days in Victoria & Eden Itinerary

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36 days in Victoria & Eden Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Echuca
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Halls Gap
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lorne
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Inverloch
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
7
Eden
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Hobart

3
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Popular historic sites such as Port of Echuca Discovery Centre and Rosalind Park are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bendigo Art Gallery and The Great Aussie Beer Shed. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Cornelia Creek Wines, savor the flavors at Echuca Chocolate Company, see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, and look for gifts at Glenda's Candle Scents.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Echuca day trip tool .

Hobart to Echuca is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Echuca

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Bendigo, Cornelia Creek Wines
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
Cornelia Creek Wines ©
Cornelia Creek Wines

6
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to The Pinnacle and Wonderland Loop Hike. Discover out-of-the-way places like Halls Gap Zoo and Best's Wines Great Western. Explore Halls Gap's surroundings by going to The Picaninny (Bainggug) (in Dunkeld), Pierrepoint Wines (in Tarrington) and Mount Avoca (in Avoca). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Grampians National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Grampians Peaks Trail, take some stellar pictures from Boroka Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Chatauqua Peak, and stroll through Venus Baths Loop.

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You can drive from Echuca to Halls Gap in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Halls Gap

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Pierrepoint Wines, The Picaninny (Bainggug), Best's Wines Great Western, Mount Avoca, Grampians National Park
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Logan's Beach and Johanna Beach. Escape the urban bustle at London Bridge and Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy), Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. It doesn't end there: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge and explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip planner .

Drive from Halls Gap to Port Campbell in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Warrnambool, Johanna Beach, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Cape Otway Lightstation, Griffiths Island
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

4
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Mait's Rest and Great Ocean Walk. Get in touch with nature at Erskine Falls and Bells Beach. Go for a jaunt from Lorne to Deans Marsh to see Blakes Estate Winery about 32 minutes away. Make the 7th (Fri) an awe-inspiring day at Lorne Beach. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout and enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lorne trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Campbell to Lorne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lorne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Lorne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Split Point Lighthouse, Blakes Estate Winery, Bells Beach
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

6
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Little Waterloo Bay and Norman Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Wilsons Promontory National Park and Squeaky Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Wilsons Promontory National Park (Whisky Beach & Mt Oberon Summit Walk), Pearl Park (in Foster) and Yanakie/Duck Point Loop (in Yanakie). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Liptrap Lighthouse, experience rural life at Toora Wind Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Southern Rail Trail, and get outside with Anderson Inlet.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverloch road trip planning app .

Getting from Lorne to Inverloch by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Inverloch

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Toora, Pearl Park, Yanakie/Duck Point Loop, Cape Liptrap Lighthouse
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Norman Beach ©
Norman Beach

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 Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Daylesford and St Paul's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong) and Convent Gallery (in Daylesford). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne attractions planner.

You can drive from Inverloch to Melbourne in 2 hours. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Daylesford, Eastern Beach Reserve, St. Kilda Beach, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford

5
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Ben Boyd National Park and Pambula Beach. Get in touch with nature at Blue Pool and Short Point Recreation Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Eden to Tathra to see Bournda National Park about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, steep yourself in history at Davidson Whaling Station, take some stellar pictures from Disaster Bay Lookout, and engage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Eden trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Eden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September in Eden, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eden

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Pool, Pambula Beach, Ben Boyd National Park, Short Point Recreation Reserve, Bournda National Park
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Bournda National Park ©
Bournda National Park
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower
Disaster Bay Lookout ©
Disaster Bay Lookout

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