40 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

40 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 36 nights
2
Summerlands
— 3 nights

36
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ocean Road Tours, Australian Open, Rod Laver Arena, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ventnor, Phillip Island, Newhaven, Cowes, St Kilda
Find places to stay Dec 24 — Jan 29:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

3
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get outside with The Nobbies, thenget to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and then stroll through Flynns Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at YCW Beach, thenstroll through Swan Lake Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Parade.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Summerlands online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Summerlands takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Summerlands, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Nobbies, YCW Beach
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Flynns Beach ©
Flynns Beach

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