Hi to all,
we are a couple, travelling with 2 kids (aged 6 & 8) and 2 seniors, total of 6 people. we are planning for a self drive trip out from Melbourne and surrounds from 24 dec to 31 dec. I have planned the iitinerary as follows. Do let me know if the itinerary works well and really if there are better suggestions for the kids. Thanks in advance.
arrive in Melbourne earler morning. call car from airport and drive to Ballarat. Visit Soveriegn Hill.
Night in Ballarat
visit ballarat wildlife park (or are there any other better wildlife park where the kids can get close the native animals?)
Drive to Warrnambool, visit Logans Beach to watch the whales
Night in Warrnambool
Continue on Great Ocean Rd to 12 Apostles
Drive to Apollo Bay for Lunch
Drive to Torquay, night at Torquay
Vsiti Peninsula Hot Springs
Drive towards Phillip Island, visit Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, visit Phillip Island Nature Parks, night at Phillip Island
Drive to ashcombe maze and lavender gardens and back to Melbourne City.
Visit Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market. Depart for home after lunch.