16 days in Melbourne, Rutherglen & Ballarat Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne, Rutherglen & Ballarat Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
2
Rutherglen
— 2 nights
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
4
Ballarat
— 1 night
5
Melbourne
— 6 nights

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.
Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Federation Square and Collins St/Swanston St. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip app.

April in Melbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rutherglen.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Federation Square ©
Federation Square

2
nights
Rutherglen

Rutherglen ©
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. You've now added Tour de Vines to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Tue), take a memorable excursion with Tour de Vines. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Woolshed Waterfalls, get engrossed in the history at Beechworth Historic Courthouse, contemplate the long history of Old Beechworth Gaol, thencontemplate the long history of Beechworth Telegraph Station, and finally stop by Beechworth Honey.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rutherglen tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Rutherglen in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rutherglen, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Tours Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Beechworth
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Tour de Vines ©
Tour de Vines
Beechworth Historic Courthouse ©
Beechworth Historic Courthouse
Beechworth Honey ©
Beechworth Honey

3
nights
Melbourne

Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and Immigration Museum. Head to Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre and Bourke Street Mallfor plenty of shopping. See some other sides of Melbourne: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and take a stroll through Melbourne Laneways.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Rutherglen to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum

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night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 28th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, thenexplore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, and then browse for treasures at The Mill Markets. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Art Gallery of Ballarat, thenexplore the activities along Lake Wendouree, and finally admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Ballarat with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Ballarat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ballarat are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Mill Markets, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Get outdoors at Koala Conservation Centre and Balloon Rides. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Blender Studios and Boat O'Craigo Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Yileena Park (in Yarra Glen), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Corniola Wines (in Dixons Creek). Enjoy Melbourne some more: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, do a tasting at Panton Hill Vineyard and Winery, and wander the streets of Chapel Street.

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Traveling by car from Ballarat to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Koala Conservation Centre, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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The Blender Studios ©
The Blender Studios
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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