6 days in Victoria's High Country, Omeo & Bairnsdale Itinerary

6 days in Victoria's High Country, Omeo & Bairnsdale Itinerary

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6 days in Victoria's High Country, Omeo & Bairnsdale Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rutherglen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bright
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Omeo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bairnsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Yea
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

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Rutherglen

Rutherglen ©
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. On the 31st (Sun), do a tasting at James & Co. Wines.

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Adelaide to Rutherglen is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in March, Rutherglen is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bright.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Wineries Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Beechworth, Brown Brothers
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Beechworth Honey Experience ©
Beechworth Honey Experience

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Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Walk, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bright Brewery, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Howitt Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bright trip planner .

Drive from Rutherglen to Bright in 1.5 hours. In April in Bright, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Omeo.

Things to do in Bright

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Bright Brewery ©
Bright Brewery
Howitt Park ©
Howitt Park

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Omeo

Omeo ©
Omeo is a town in Victoria, Australia on the Great Alpine Road, east of Mount Hotham, in the Shire of East Gippsland. On the 3rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Omeo Historic Park & Museum, then trek along Oriental Claims Historic Area, and then walk around Livingstone Park.

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You can drive from Bright to Omeo in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Omeo

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Oriental Claims Historic Area ©
Oriental Claims Historic Area
Livingstone Park ©
Livingstone Park

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Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at East Gippsland Rail Trail and then step off the mainland to explore Raymond Island.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bairnsdale tour planner .

You can drive from Omeo to Bairnsdale in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yea.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Raymond Island
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East Gippsland Rail Trail ©
East Gippsland Rail Trail

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Yea

Yea ©
Yea is a town in central Victoria, Australia 100km north-east of Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Yea Wetlands, then sample the tasty concoctions at Yea Winery Cidery and Brewery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Y Water Discovery Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Cheviot Tunnel.

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Traveling by car from Bairnsdale to Yea takes 4.5 hours. In April in Yea, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yea

Wildlife Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Y Water Discovery Centre ©
Y Water Discovery Centre
Yea Wetlands ©
Yea Wetlands
Cheviot Tunnel ©
Cheviot Tunnel
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