23 days in Geelong & Melbourne Itinerary

23 days in Geelong & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geelong
— 6 nights
2
Melbourne
— 16 nights

6
nights
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Geelong Adventure Specialists and Eastern Beach Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geelong: Point Lonsdale (Point Lonsdale Lighthouse & Point Lonsdale Beach) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Geelong Botanical Gardens, walk around Rippleside Park, sample the tasty concoctions at White Rabbit Brewery, and take in the waterfront at Cunningham Pier.

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Sydney to Geelong is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geelong when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Lonsdale, Anglican Church, Barwon Heads, Panorama Garden Estate, Tuckerberry Hill Blueberry Farm
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Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Geelong Botanical Gardens ©
Geelong Botanical Gardens

16
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Paul's Cathedral and Yarra River. Change things up with a short trip to Myuna Farm in Doveton (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Geelong to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Melbourne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

St Kilda Pier, Myuna Farm
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
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