60 days in Gippsland Itinerary

60 days in Gippsland Itinerary

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60 days in Gippsland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Grantville
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Balook
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Walhalla
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sale
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Lakes Entrance
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Mallacoota
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

8
nights
Grantville

Grantville ©
Visiting Inverloch Surf Beach and Anderson Inlet will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Maru Koala and Animal Park and Venus Bay Eco Retreat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grantville: Warragul (Rotary Park & Warragul Country Club), Churchill Island Heritage Farm (in Churchill) and San Remo Fisherman's Co-op and Pelican Parade (in San Remo).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grantville tour planning site .

Melbourne to Grantville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Grantville can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Grantville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Inverloch, Venus Bay, Loch, Warragul, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 29:
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Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
Warragul Country Club ©
Warragul Country Club
Great Southern Rail Trail ©
Great Southern Rail Trail

9
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
You'll get in some beach time at Squeaky Beach and Darby Beach. Get outdoors at Wilsons Promontory National Park and Little Waterloo Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Wilsons Promontory National Park side-trips: Toora (Toora Bird Hide, Toora Heritage Pear Orchard, & more), Cape Liptrap Coastal Park (in Walkerville) and Cape Liptrap Lighthouse (in Tarwin Lower).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Grantville to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Balook.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Toora, Yanakie, Fish Creek, Foster, Cape Liptrap Lighthouse
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 8:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park ©
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

8
nights
Balook

Balook ©
Relax by the water at Reeeves Beach and Woodside Beach. Get outdoors at Tarra Bulga National Park and Agnes Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Balook: Morwell (Morwell Centenary Rose Garden, Gippsland Immigration Park, & more), Lake Hyland (in Churchill) and Hazelwood Pondage (in Yinnar).

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Balook travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Balook in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Walhalla.

Things to do in Balook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Traralgon, Morwell, Tarra Valley, Woodside, Lake Hyland
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 16:
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Tarra Bulga National Park ©
Tarra Bulga National Park
Agnes Falls ©
Agnes Falls
Grand Strzelecki Track ©
Grand Strzelecki Track

9
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Latrobe River and Glen Nayook Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Cowwarr Weir (in Cowwarr), Narkoojee Winery (in Glengarry) and Noojee (Noojee Picnic Grounds, Alpine Trout Farm, & more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, take in the views from Bruntons Bridge, admire the engineering at Blue Rock Dam, and shop like a local with Nickelby At Darnum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Walhalla trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Balook to Walhalla in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Walhalla can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sale.

Things to do in Walhalla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Noojee, Neerim South, Moe, Narkoojee Winery, Darnum Musical Village
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 25:
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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery
The Summit ©
The Summit

8
nights
Sale

Sale ©
Set sail from Sale to explore the entire Gippsland Lakes and their invigorating fresh air and outdoor activities before heading back to the Port of Sale for the café culture of a major regional hub.
Bring the kids along to Ninety Mile Beach Marine National Park and Wonnangatta Valley. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Guthridge and Stratford Arts Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Sale side-trips: Mitchell River Walking Track (in Iguana Creek), Trinculo Shipwreck (in Golden Beach) and Maffra (Macalister River Park & Blue Gables Winery). There's lots more to do: take in the views from La Trobe Swing Bridge, do a tasting at Avon Ridge Vineyard, see the interesting displays at Former railway signalbox, and admire all the interesting features of Gippsland Vehicle Collection.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sale road trip planning website .

You can drive from Walhalla to Sale in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sale are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Sale

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Maffra, Rosedale, Mitchell River Walking Track, Ninety Mile Beach Marine National Park, Trinculo Shipwreck
Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 2:
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Lake Guthridge ©
Lake Guthridge
Gippsland Vehicle Collection ©
Gippsland Vehicle Collection

9
nights
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Lakes Entrance Beach and Raymond Island. Kids will enjoy Gippsland Lakes and Cape Conran Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lakes Entrance: Buchan Caves (in Buchan), Bairnsdale (St Mary's Catholic Church, Tasters Wine and Foods, & more) and Salmon Rocks (in Cape Conran). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Snowy River National Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Nicholson River Winery, try for a hole-in-one at Esplanade Mini Golf, choose your vessel at Victor Boat Hire, and snap pictures at The Entrance Walk.

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

Traveling by car from Sale to Lakes Entrance takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mallacoota.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bairnsdale, Cape Conran, Snowy River National Park, Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail, Buchan Caves
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 11:
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach

8
nights
Mallacoota

Mallacoota ©
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to Croajingolong National Park and Cape Howe Marine National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Mallacoota side-trips: Mackenzie River Rainforest Walk (in Club Terrace) and Cann River (Errinundra National Park & Point Hicks Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Gabo Island Lighthouse, step off the mainland to explore Gabo Island, take a peaceful walk through Genoa Peak Walk, and get outside with Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mallacoota trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Mallacoota takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mallacoota are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cann River, Genoa Peak Walk, Croajingolong National Park, Mackenzie River Rainforest Walk
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 19:
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Croajingolong National Park ©
Croajingolong National Park
Genoa Peak Walk ©
Genoa Peak Walk
Gabo Island ©
Gabo Island
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