23 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

23 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

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23 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 11 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Sydney

11
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Popular historic sites such as Shrine of Remembrance and Sovereign Hill are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), Ocean Beach (in Nelson) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). On the 24th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 25th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Ocean Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

11
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visit Cottesloe Beach and Warnbro Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fremantle Prison and Olive Farm Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Lancaster Wines (in West Swan), Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve, Bather's Beach, & more) and Millendon (Tyler's Vineyard & Fig Tree Estate). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

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Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Perth are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Swan Valley, Trigg, Whiteman
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 5:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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