8 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

8 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

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8 days in Gippsland & Coral Cove Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Grantville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Lakes Entrance
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Walhalla
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Coral Cove
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Melbourne

1
day
Grantville

Grantville ©
On the 18th (Thu), take in the views from Loch Suspension Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Loch Memorial Reserve, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Horn Lookout, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grantville online sightseeing planner .

Melbourne to Grantville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Grantville sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Grantville

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Loch
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Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
Cape Horn Lookout ©
Cape Horn Lookout
Loch Memorial Reserve ©
Loch Memorial Reserve

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Wilsons Promontory National Park side-trips: Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop (in Fish Creek), State Coal Mine (in Wonthaggi) and Coal Creek Community Park and Museum (in Korumburra). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park, trek along Mt Oberon Summit Walk, stroll around Pearl Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kongwak Market.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilsons Promontory National Park sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Grantville to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kongwak Market, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, State Coal Mine, Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, Eagles Nest
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
State Coal Mine ©
State Coal Mine

2
nights
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the views from Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, then explore the fascinating underground world of Buchan Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at East Gippsland Art Gallery, then explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes, then look for gifts at Tasters Wine and Foods, and finally view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography.

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Drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance in 3.5 hours. In July in Lakes Entrance, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Walhalla.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bairnsdale, Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, Buchan Caves, Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography
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Buchan Caves ©
Buchan Caves
Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, take an in-depth tour of Old Walhalla Post Office Museum, stroll the grounds of Walhalla Cemetery, then explore the activities along Cowwarr Weir, then get to know the fascinating history of Walhalla Tramline Walkway, and finally see the interesting displays at Moe - Walhalla Railway Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Walhalla route builder website .

Drive from Lakes Entrance to Walhalla in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Walhalla can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Coral Cove.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Moe - Walhalla Railway Museum, Cowwarr Weir
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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum ©
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum
Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery

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day
Coral Cove

Coral Cove
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): play a few rounds at Coral Cove Resort Golf Club.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coral Cove sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Walhalla to Coral Cove with the Route module. Traveling from Walhalla in July, expect Coral Cove to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coral Cove

Outdoors Golf
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