15 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Dubuque
Fly:  33​h
1
Blackburn
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Melton
— 3 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Dubuque


8
nights
Blackburn

Blackburn ©
Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Chelsea Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackburn: Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong), Altona Beach (in Altona) and Albert Park (in Albert Park). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Kinglake National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blackburn holiday planner.

Dubuque, USA to Blackburn is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubuque to Blackburn is 16 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Dubuque in January, with highs in Blackburn at 79°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melton.

Things to do in Blackburn

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

St Kilda, Dandenong, Elsternwick, Warrandyte River Reserve, Westfield Doncaster
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Chelsea Beach ©
Chelsea Beach
Elwood Beach ©
Elwood Beach

3
nights
Melton

Melton ©
Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne, Australia located 35 km west from the capital's central business district. Change things up with these side-trips from Melton: Werribee (Victoria State Rose Garden, Werribee Open Range Zoo, & more), Organ Pipes National Park (in Keilor) and Point Cook (RAAF Museum & Point Cook Coastal Park). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Melton Botanic Garden, take in the views from Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge, take a memorable drive along Hume Highway, and take a stroll through Colbinabbin.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melton day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Blackburn to Melton takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Melton can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Werribee, Victoria, Point Cook, Organ Pipes National Park, Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Organ Pipes National Park ©
Organ Pipes National Park
Melton Botanic Garden ©
Melton Botanic Garden

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