38 days in Melbourne & Canberra Itinerary

38 days in Melbourne & Canberra Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 20 nights
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Canberra
— 17 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links (in Beaconsfield Upper), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Fort Queenscliff Museum (in Queenscliff). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cowes, St Kilda, Manyung Gallery Malvern, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Toorak - South Yarra Library
Find places to stay Jan 22 — Feb 11:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

17
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Explore Canberra's surroundings by going to Batemans Bay (Batemans Bay Heritage Museum & Batemans Bay Mini Golf), Goulburn (Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum, Belmore Park, &more) and Gundog Cork Street Cellar (in Gundaroo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of National Museum of Australia, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Canberra trip website.

Getting from Melbourne to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Goulburn, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale, Tumut River, Berrima District Museum
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 28:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

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