10 days in Melbourne, Port Campbell & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne, Port Campbell & Sydney Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Port Campbell
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Melbourne
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 25th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, and then take a stroll around Federation Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.
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Port Campbell — 2 nights

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 27th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Ard Gorge, then make a trip to The Grotto, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell itinerary app.

Getting from Melbourne to Port Campbell by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

On the 29th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately Manly away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, visit The Rocks, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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