The 4 Best Victorian Road Trips For Electric Vehicles

Power up for these picturesque driving destinations.

Planning a scenic drive around Victoria with your electric vehicle (EV)? You’ve got plenty of options, with charging stations along most major routes. Check out these stunning spots for your next road trip adventure.

Discover the Great Ocean Road

Driving the Great Ocean Road is an iconic experience that everyone has to experience at least once in their lifetime, and it’s perfectly accessible for EV owners. Along this route, you’ll find a special mix of coastal views, busk tracks, eateries and scenic wonders. Stretch your legs at places like the 12 Apostles, Wildlife Wonders and the Maits Rest Rainforest Walk, and grab a bite with a view at the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse in Apollo Bay.

Where to charge: RACV Resort in Torquay, Apollo Bay at the Great Ocean Road Brewhouse and the Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs in Warrnambool. If you’re planning to extend your trip, Port Fairy and Forrest have charging spots to keep your journey going smoothly.

Explore the Past in Bendigo

For the history buffs, Bendigo is a spot you won’t want to miss. It has art galleries, museums and plenty of places to charge your vehicle. As your car tops up, you can explore Rosalind Park or the Bendigo Art Gallery or grab something to eat nearby.

Where to charge: Try the Mercure Bendigo Schaller, Discovery Science & Technology Centre or the Goldfields Motor Inn.

Gaze at the Stars in Sea Lake

Take your EV on an unforgettable trip to Sea Lake. On the way, stop in Ballarat for a quick charge and explore Sovereign Hill’s open-air museum or the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Once you get to Sea Lake, get ready for some of the best stargazing in the state at Lake Tyrrell.

Where to charge: In Ballarat, you can top up at Sovereign Hill. Lake Tyrrell Accommodation also provides charging stations for guests.

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