4 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

4 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

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4 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  25​h
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Melbourne
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
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Summerlands
— Few hours
Fly:  31​h
End: Zurich

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 24th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88 and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get warmer in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Summerlands trip planning app .

Drive from Melbourne to Summerlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In December, daily temperatures in Summerlands can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Summerlands

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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