Seven of the best day trips from Melbourne
Planning a short break? Hit the road and escape to one of these must-see destinations, all within an easy day’s drive from the city.
From secluded high-tea hideaways and heritage train rides to hinterland hikes and reliving Victoria’s goldrush glory days, there is no shortage of epic adventures, culinary quests and wild rides beckoning within a few hours’ drive of Melbourne. So pack the car, pump up the tyres and get ready for fun-filled day trips to some of Victoria’s bucket-list destinations. And if you’re an RACV member, you can take advantage of special offers and discounts at a wide range of local attractions when you book through RACV Attractions and Ticketing.
Enjoy a weekend wine-down in Victoria’s stunning Yarra Valley.
Get up close and personal with Phillip Island’s most popular residents.