3 days in Melbourne & Yarra Valley Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne & Yarra Valley Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne & Yarra Valley Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Coldstream
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne attractions planning app .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coldstream.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

1
night
Coldstream

Coldstream ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the views at Healesville Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Coldstream trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Coldstream in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coldstream

Nature Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Healesville Sanctuary
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary

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