8 days in Torquay & Halls Gap Itinerary

8 days in Torquay & Halls Gap Itinerary

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Torquay
— 2 nights
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
3
Halls Gap
— 3 nights

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Surfcoastimages Gallery, then kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, then visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Torquay day trip site.

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
On the 10th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Torquay Front Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Bunyip Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, see the interesting displays at Australian National Surfing Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout, and finally walk around Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Torquay trip itinerary planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anglesea Surf Centre, Bunyip Sculpture, Lorne Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout
Torquay Foreshore Play Park ©
Torquay Foreshore Play Park

3
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Step out of Halls Gap with an excursion to J Ward Museum Complex in Ararat--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through The Pinnacle, trek along Venus Baths Loop, admire the sheer force of MacKenzie Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Grampians National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Halls Gap travel route builder site.

You can drive from Torquay to Halls Gap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

J Ward Museum Complex, Grampians National Park, MacKenzie Falls, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park

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