8 days in Halls Gap, Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Halls Gap, Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Halls Gap, Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Halls Gap
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap holiday builder website .

Adelaide to Halls Gap is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bunjil's Shelter, Grampians Estate Cellar Door
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Fish Falls ©
Fish Falls
Bunjil's Shelter ©
Bunjil's Shelter

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 16th (Tue), look for gifts at High on Heels, explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Carisbrook Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Apollo Bay Golf Club, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Carisbrook Creek.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay day trip tool .

You can drive from Halls Gap to Apollo Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Golf
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Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road
Fishing Charters & Tours
Carisbrook Waterfall ©
Carisbrook Waterfall

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Schanck Lighthouse and McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park. Tasma Terrace Gift Shop and Gallery and St Thomas Aquinas' Church will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Panorama Garden Estate in Boneo--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Emporium Melbourne, relax in the rural setting at Myuna Farm, get your game on at Zero Latency, and test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt Melbourne.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Heide Museum of Modern Art, Panorama Garden Estate, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Cape Schanck Lighthouse
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Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse
Royal Arcade ©
Royal Arcade

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