7 days in Victoria Itinerary

7 days in Victoria Itinerary

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7 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Echuca
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Bendigo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
End: Melbourne

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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Echuca online tour itinerary builder .

Melbourne to Echuca is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bendigo.

Things to do in Echuca

Spas Parks Historic Sites
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National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
Spas

1
night
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Weeroona, see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, then explore and take pictures at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Rosalind Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bendigo trip maker site .

You can drive from Echuca to Bendigo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, explore the galleries of Art Gallery of Ballarat, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree, then don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and finally admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballarat travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bendigo to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, then don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then get outside with The Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Warrnambool itinerary planner .

Getting from Ballarat to Warrnambool by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Griffiths Island
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Italian Museum and Historical Society. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then stroll through Brighton Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, St. Kilda Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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