Getting to Bendleby from Melbourne

Take the ultimate Road Trip from Melbourne to Bendleby Ranges, and make it a real adventure! We’ve taken the hassle out of planning the adventure – all you need to do is make the trip!

Day 1

Melbourne to Mildura

From Melbourne, Head North West. Make your first stop in Bendigo for a Coffee at one of the many Cafes to recharge and then continue North.

Things to do in Bendigo

Your second stop will be in Sea Lakes, where you can grab a feed, take a walk out to Lake Tyrrell or check out some of the local arts and crafts.

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Things to do in Sea Lakes

From here, you’ll make the final drive to Mildura, where there are a range of accommodation options

Things to do in Mildura

Day 2

Mildura to Bendleby

From Mildura, you’ll head West to your first stop at Renmark. This is the last place you’ll find major supermarkets on your journey to Bendleby (Orroroo has an IGA).  

Things to do in Renmark

From there, you continue West to Burra where you can check out the lookout, grab a photo in front of the Cobar sign, and then get a bite to eat at one of the many Cafes (or the pub).

Things to do in Burra

Just under 90 minutes later, you’ll hit Ororoo, the last town before Bendleby. Fill up with fuel, grab last minute groceries from the local IGA, and your meat fix from the local butcher before a nice 45 minute drive along the best dirt road in the country to hit Bendleby, where the real adventure begins!