14 days in Canberra & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Canberra & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Canberra & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  27​h
1
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
St Kilda
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

5
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 Bungendore Wood Works Gallery capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Wee Jasper Reserves. Step out of Canberra to go to Bungendore and see Paul Kowalski Photography Gallery, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Questacon, admire the masterpieces at Drill Hall Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist Church, and contemplate the long history of Lanyon Homestead.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip itinerary builder app .

London, UK to Canberra is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from London to Canberra, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Canberra at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bungendore, Wee Jasper Reserves, Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, Mugga-Mugga Cottage
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

5
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Escape the urban bustle at St. Kilda Beach and Ferntree Gully Quarry Reserve. Get some cultural insight at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and Scienceworks. Explore St Kilda's surroundings by going to Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary (in Beaumaris) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Rippon Lea Estate, take a leisurely stroll along St Kilda Pier, walk around Glen Iris Park Wetlands, and pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read St Kilda trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Canberra to St Kilda in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St Kilda when traveling from Canberra in August, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamstown, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Ferntree Gully Quarry Reserve, Bryant and may factory, Damper Creek Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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