60 days in Victoria Itinerary

60 days in Victoria Itinerary

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60 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cowes
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Red Hill
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Torquay
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Apollo Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Princetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Warrnambool
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Ballarat
— 9 nights
shuttle + Fly:  17​h
End: New Delhi

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 6th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 12th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation builder app .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 14:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
When in Cowes, make a side trip to see State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, take an in-depth tour of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, and learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cowes trip maker tool .

You can drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Cowes, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Red Hill.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Newhaven, Phillip Island, Ventnor, Summerlands, State Coal Mine
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

8
nights
Red Hill

Red Hill ©
Red Hill is a small rural community, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour's drive south of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Red Hill side-trips: Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (in Cranbourne), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Sorrento) and Oz Shooting (in Carrum Downs). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Arthurs Seat State Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate, take in the exciting artwork at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and trek along Cape Schanck Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Red Hill day trip tool .

You can drive from Cowes to Red Hill in 2 hours. In December in Red Hill, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Red Hill

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dromana, Shoreham, Mornington, Arthurs Seat, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 27:
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Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Spas

6
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Queenscliff (Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, The Rip, & more) and Lorne (Lorne Beach, Erskine Falls, & more). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Road, let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay road trip planner.

Getting from Red Hill to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Torquay are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lorne, Queenscliff, Anglesea, Bird Rock Lookout
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 2:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

5
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apollo Bay: Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, The Razorback, & more), Kennet River Koala Walk (in Kennett River) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Great Otway National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Great Ocean Walk, stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, make a trip to Kennet River, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay day trip planning site .

You can drive from Torquay to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Kennett River, Great Otway National Park, Kennet River, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

4
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Princetown: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah), Hopetoun Falls (in Beech Forest) and Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Melba Gully National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Princetown route site .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lavers Hill, Hopetoun Falls, Wreck Beach, Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Melba Gully National Park ©
Melba Gully National Park

8
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Explore Warrnambool's surroundings by going to Port Fairy (Griffiths Island Lighthouse & Russell Clark Reserve), Port Campbell (The Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, & more) and Camperdown (Courthouse Camperdown, Robert Burns Statue, & more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Abrupt, don't miss a visit to The Artery, and identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Port Campbell, Camperdown, Mount Noorat, Childer's Cove
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 19:
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

9
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Get out of town with these interesting Ballarat side-trips: Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings (in Clunes), Bendigo (Central Deborah Gold Mine, Lake Weeroona, & more) and Maryborough (Maryborough Railway Station & Phillips Gardens). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, and don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ballarat travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Ballarat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Ballarat are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bendigo, Daylesford, Maryborough, Creswick, Henry of Harcourt
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 28:
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas

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