8 days in Port Lincoln & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Port Lincoln & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Lincoln
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights

4
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Lincoln: Coffin Bay (Coffin Bay National Park & Food Tours). There's lots more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, do a tasting at Dellacolline Winery, make a trip to The Old Mill, and cruise along Winter Hill Lookout.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Port Lincoln. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coffin Bay, Coffin Bay National Park
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
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Shark Diving
Coffin Bay National Park ©
Coffin Bay National Park
Food Tours

2
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 Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip app.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. December in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo