12 days in Victoria Itinerary

12 days in Victoria Itinerary

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Ballarat
— 1 night
2
Cowes
— 3 nights
3
Tyabb
— 2 nights
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
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Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Creswick Woollen Mills, then don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and then explore the activities along Lake Wendouree. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ballarat trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Ballarat is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Ballarat, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ballarat, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Ballarat

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Creswick Woollen Mills
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

3
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
You'll explore and learn at National Vietnam Veterans Museum and Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Churchill Island Marine National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Cape Woolamai Beach, stop by Tyde, and head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Cowes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Cowes, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tyabb.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Rhyll, Newhaven, Cape Woolamai Beach, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

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nights
Tyabb

Tyabb ©
Tyabb is a township and semi rural coastal locality in Victoria, Australia, as a part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Tyabb, Hastings, Bittern, Crib Point, and Somerville. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Marion Rosetzky Gallery, then kick back and relax at Gunnamatta Beach, and then kick back and relax at Somers Beach. On your second day here, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tyabb Packing House Antiques, then look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Devilbend Natural Features Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Tyabb trip maker tool.

You can drive from Cowes to Tyabb in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tyabb are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Tyabb

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunnamatta Beach, Somers Beach, Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Marion Rosetzky Gallery
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
Tyabb Packing House Antiques ©
Tyabb Packing House Antiques
Somers Beach ©
Somers Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Readings Book Shop. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary tool.

Drive from Tyabb to Melbourne in an hour. In December in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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