5 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

5 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

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5 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Venus Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Walhalla
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Coral Cove
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Melbourne

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Venus Bay

Venus Bay ©
Venus Bay is a wide bay and a township on that bay on the east coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Venus Bay Eco Retreat and then explore the striking landscape at Eagles Nest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, view the masterpieces at Alison Lester- Gallery and Bookshop, then browse for treasures at Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Great Southern Rail Trail, and finally relax in the rural setting at Toora Wind Farm.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Venus Bay trip builder app .

Melbourne to Venus Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Venus Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Toora, Fish Creek, Eagles Nest, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
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Venus Bay Eco Retreat ©
Venus Bay Eco Retreat
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park ©
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Alison Lester- Gallery and Bookshop ©

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Yanakie/Duck Point Loop, enjoy the sand and surf at Norman Beach, and then kick back and relax at Whisky Beach.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wilsons Promontory National Park sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Venus Bay to Wilsons Promontory National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Walhalla.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Yanakie/Duck Point Loop
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Walhalla

Walhalla ©
Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
On the 19th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Walhalla Tramline Walkway, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Walhalla Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Old Walhalla Post Office Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Walhalla attractions app .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Walhalla takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Walhalla can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Cove.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites Museums
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Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum ©
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum

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Coral Cove

Coral Cove
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): play a few rounds at Coral Cove Resort Golf Club.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coral Cove holiday builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Walhalla to Coral Cove. Traveling from Walhalla in October, expect Coral Cove to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 17°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coral Cove

Outdoors Golf
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