13 days in Melbourne & Canberra Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Canberra Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne & Canberra Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Head to Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston Stfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at Buxton Contemporary, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip website .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Melbourne is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 3 hours. In June, Melbourne is much colder than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Australian Print Workshop, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Let the collections at Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at The Grape Escape and Strathnairn Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Canberra side-trips: Tortured Gum Brewery (in Hume) and Gundog Cork Street Cellar (in Gundaroo). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Questacon, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Australia, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, and explore the world behind art at Drill Hall Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra driving holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for little chillier nights in Canberra, with lows around 0°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Tortured Gum Brewery, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Gundog Cork Street Cellar, The Grape Escape
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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