8 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Rhyll
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). Dedicate the 26th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary maker website .

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 November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rhyll.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Rhyll

Rhyll ©
Rhyll is a small fishing town on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. On the 30th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, step off the mainland to explore Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, putt your heart out at Grumpys Crazy Golf, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rhyll holiday builder website .

You can drive from Melbourne to Rhyll in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhyll

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Churchill Island
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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