29 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

29 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

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29 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  38​h
1
Darwin
— 13 nights
Drive:  38​h
2
Melbourne
— 11 nights
End: Melbourne

13
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Darwin Waterfront. Explore Darwin's surroundings by going to Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor), Crazy Acres (in Berry Springs) and Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls & Buley Rockhole). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, and take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct.

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Melbourne to Darwin is an approximately 38-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Darwin to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palmerston, Litchfield National Park, Crazy Acres, Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

11
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

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

Getting from Darwin to Melbourne by car takes about 38 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Darwin in July, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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