8 days in Gippsland Itinerary

8 days in Gippsland Itinerary

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8 days in Gippsland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Inverloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Paynesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Buchan
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Inverloch side-trips: Point Nepean National Park (in Portsea), Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Cowes (A Maze'N Things & Phillip Island Wildlife Park). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Kilcunda Trestle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inverloch trip itinerary maker website .

Melbourne to Inverloch is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Inverloch

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Side Trips

Cowes, Newhaven, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Churchill Island, Kilcunda Trestle Bridge
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Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park
Kilcunda Trestle Bridge ©
Kilcunda Trestle Bridge
Forrest Caves ©
Forrest Caves

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Squeaky Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Walkerville Lime Kilns.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Inverloch to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paynesville.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Walkerville Lime Kilns, Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse ©
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
Walkerville Lime Kilns ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns

1
night
Paynesville

Paynesville ©
Paynesville is a tourist/holiday resort town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get great views at Lake Reeve Lookout and then head off the coast to Raymond Island.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paynesville day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Paynesville takes 3.5 hours. In June in Paynesville, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Buchan.

Things to do in Paynesville

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Side Trip

Lake Reeve Lookout
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Lake Reeve Lookout ©
Lake Reeve Lookout

1
night
Buchan

Buchan
Buchan is a town in the east Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): Head underground at Buchan Caves.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buchan online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Paynesville to Buchan in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buchan

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