13 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Yea
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
— 4 nights
Drive to Albury Airport, Fly to Perth


Yea — 2 nights

Yea is a town in central Victoria, Australia 100km north-east of Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. Get in touch with nature at Goulburn Valley Fly Fishing Centre and Yea Wetlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Eildon National Park and Y Water Discovery Centre. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Murrindindi Scenic Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yea trip planner.

Perth to Yea is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Yea. Traveling from Perth in March, expect Yea to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mansfield.
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Mansfield — 2 nights

Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. On the 23rd (Thu), get a dose of the wild on Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Made in Mansfield, then learn about winemaking at Delatite Wines, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Social Bandit Brewing Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at King Valley Winery Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Lake William Hovell.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mansfield visit planning website.

Drive from Yea to Mansfield in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Mansfield sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bright.
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Bright — 4 nights

Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Visiting Bright Electric Bikes and Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fainter Falls and SOUTHERN Fly Fishing ADVENTURES. Change things up with a short trip to Ladies Bath Falls in Mount Buffalo National Park (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Valley View Walking Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherry Walk Nature Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Beauty Bike Tracks, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sweetwater Brewing Company.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bright trip maker.

Traveling by car from Mansfield to Bright takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Bright are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rutherglen.
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Rutherglen — 4 nights

Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Benalla Walking Track and Warrabilla Wines. Get outdoors at Mt. Pilot National Park and Lake Sambell Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Rutherglen: Beechworth Telegraph Station (in Beechworth), Benalla Ceramic Mural (in Benalla) and Devenish Silo Art (in Devenish). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Chiltern Athenaeum, and learn about winemaking at Chambers Rosewood Winery.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rutherglen online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bright to Rutherglen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rutherglen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
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