54 days in Denman, Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

54 days in Denman, Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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Denman
— 11 nights
2
Anglesea
— 10 nights
3
Apollo Bay
— 5 nights
4
Colac
— 6 nights
5
Warrnambool
— 5 nights
6
Melbourne
— 15 nights

11
nights
Denman

Denman is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, in Muswellbrook Shire. Explore Denman's surroundings by going to Pearson's Lookout (in Capertee), Mudgee (Gooree Cellar + Pantry, Distillery Tours, &more) and Glow Worm Tunnel (in Lithgow). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Coolah Tops National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Australian Army Infantry Museum, learn about winemaking at Broombee Organic Wines - Cellar Door, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rosemount Estate, and steep yourself in history at Gulgong Gold Experience.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denman trip maker tool.

Sydney to Denman is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Anglesea.

Things to do in Denman

Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Mudgee, Singleton, Burning Mountain Nature Reserve, Pearson's Lookout, David Mahony Art Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 11:
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Distillery Tours
Australian Army Infantry Museum ©
Australian Army Infantry Museum
De Beaurepaire Wines ©
De Beaurepaire Wines

10
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Explore Anglesea's surroundings by going to Summerlands (Swan Lake Trail & The Nobbies Centre), Portsea (Harold Holt, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Geelong (Poppy Kettle Playground, Geelong Adventure Specialists, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to SS Speke Shipwreck, and take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anglesea online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denman to Anglesea. In September in Anglesea, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Portsea, Torquay, Geelong, Lorne, Summerlands
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 22:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

5
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, The Razorback, &more), The Redwoods (in Beech Forest) and Cumberland River (in Lorne). The adventure continues: trek along Great Ocean Walk, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, play a few rounds at Apollo Bay Golf Club, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay road trip planner.

You can drive from Anglesea to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colac.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, The Redwoods, Cumberland River
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

6
nights
Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Get out of town with these interesting Colac side-trips: Mt. Elephant (in Derrinallum), Camperdown (Manifold Clock Tower, Camperdown & District Heritage Centre, &more) and Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail (in Skipton). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Colac Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Beeac Windmill Park, relax in the rural setting at Tarndie, and take in the dramatic scenery at Stevensons Falls.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Colac road trip planning website.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Colac in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Colac

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Camperdown, Beech Forest, Mt. Elephant, Beeac Windmill Park, Forrest Mountain Bike Trails
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 3:
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Mt. Elephant ©
Mt. Elephant
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens
Beeac Windmill Park ©
Beeac Windmill Park

5
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Mount Noorat (in Terang), London Bridge (in Port Campbell) and Port Fairy (Wishart Gallery & Griffiths Island). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, don't miss a visit to Warrnambool Breakwater, and walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool driving holiday app.

Getting from Colac to Warrnambool by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Mount Noorat, London Bridge, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

15
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Ballarat (Sovereign Hill, Lake Wendouree, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne journey planner.

Getting from Warrnambool to Melbourne by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Melbourne are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Big Swing Golf, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 23:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Wine Tours & Tastings

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