7 days in Victoria Itinerary

7 days in Victoria Itinerary

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7 days in Victoria Itinerary

Start: Terang
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill and then admire the striking features of Ballarat Railway Station.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ballarat trip itinerary maker app .

Terang to Ballarat is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get outside with The Arch, then explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove, explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade, then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip itinerary tool .

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 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, Childer's Cove, The Arch
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Childer's Cove ©
Childer's Cove
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): trek along Great Ocean Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay visit planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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