12 days in Victoria Itinerary

12 days in Victoria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Victoria trip planner
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Warrnambool
— 1 night
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Cowes
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Melbourne — 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Kryal Castle to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne visit site.

Bacchus Marsh to Melbourne is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.
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Warrnambool — 1 night

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool road trip planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Warrnambool by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.
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Apollo Bay — 1 night

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles and then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay online travel route planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Cowes.
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Cowes — 1 night

Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Your day by day itinerary now includes A Maze'N Things as well as Penguin Parade. On the 22nd (Sat), find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things and then identify plant and animal life at Penguin Parade.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cowes online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cowes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Cowes are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder site.

Getting from Cowes to Melbourne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to home.
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Victoria travel guide

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The smallest state on mainland Australia, Victoria nevertheless boasts a richly attractive interior and an exotic, bay-strewn coastline that compensates for its relatively diminutive size. With snow-topped alpine areas and coastal paradises running into dry, semi-arid plains in the west and northwest, Victoria has something of a split personality in relation to its geography. Around 70 percent of Victoria’s population live in the capital of the state, Melbourne.
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