7 days in Melbourne, Hordern Vale & Port Campbell Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Hordern Vale & Port Campbell Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Hordern Vale & Port Campbell Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hordern Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Port Campbell
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Popular historic sites such as Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol are in your itinerary. Visiting Royal Botanic Gardens and Lake Wendouree will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park, Art Gallery of Ballarat, & more) and St Augustine's Church (in Creswick). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday maker tool .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Hordern Vale.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St Augustine's Church
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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Hordern Vale

Hordern Vale
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Otway National Park. On the 19th (Thu), trek along Great Otway National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hordern Vale online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Hordern Vale takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hordern Vale

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 19th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove, get outside with The Arch, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Razorback.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip builder website .

You can drive from Hordern Vale to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Childer's Cove
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Childer's Cove ©
Childer's Cove
The Arch ©
The Arch

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