9 days in Melbourne & Cowes Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Cowes Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
2
Cowes
— 3 nights

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.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately Torquay away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Trin Warren Tam-boore ©
Trin Warren Tam-boore
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Wildlife Coast Cruises has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): catch all the local highlights with Wildlife Coast Cruises, thenbrush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, thenhead off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cowes vacation builder app.

Drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Cowes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Nobbies Centre, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
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Wildlife Coast Cruises ©
Wildlife Coast Cruises
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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