8 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  28​h
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Calgary

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, then see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Darwin is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Calgary to Darwin, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in June, expect nights in Darwin to be warmer, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. You will leave for Melbourne on the 17th (Sun).

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Mindil Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

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The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Melbourne takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Melbourne is cooler than Darwin - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Royal Botanic Gardens
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