8 days in Greater Melbourne & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Greater Melbourne & Melbourne Itinerary

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St Kilda
— Few hours
2
Glen Waverley
— 1 night
3
Dandenong
— 3 nights
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights

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St Kilda

St Kilda ©
On the 19th (Wed), get some fabulous bargains at Luxe Fashion Studio and then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St Kilda vacation planning site.

Sydney to St Kilda is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in St Kilda hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Glen Waverley.

Things to do in St Kilda

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Luxe Fashion Studio
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Luxe Fashion Studio ©
Luxe Fashion Studio

1
night
Glen Waverley

Glen Waverley ©
Glen Waverley is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district in the local government area of the City of Monash. On the 20th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Damper Creek Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalang Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bellbird dell, and finally identify plant and animal life at Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve.

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Drive from St Kilda to Glen Waverley in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dandenong.

Things to do in Glen Waverley

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve, Bellbird dell, Damper Creek Reserve, Kalang Park
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Damper Creek Reserve ©
Damper Creek Reserve
Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve
Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve
Kalang Park ©
Kalang Park

3
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Step out of the city life by going to Panorama Garden Estate and Seal Rock. Explore Dandenong's surroundings by going to Rhyll (Conservation Hill Reserve & Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve), Pulpit Rock (in Cape Schanck) and Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park, Koala Conservation Centre, &more).

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dandenong attractions planner.

Dandenong is just a short distance from Glen Waverley. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Dandenong

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Rhyll, Pulpit Rock, Quealy Winemakers, Panorama Garden Estate
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve ©
Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Trin Warren Tam-boore and Pound Bend. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip website.

Traveling by car from Dandenong to Melbourne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Pound Bend
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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