18 days in Coober Pedy & Melton Itinerary

18 days in Coober Pedy & Melton Itinerary

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18 days in Coober Pedy & Melton Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Coober Pedy
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Melton
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy travel tool .

Sydney to Coober Pedy is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Melton.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 17:
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

10
nights
Melton

Melton ©
Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne, Australia located 35 km west from the capital's central business district. Venture out of the city with trips to RAAF Museum (in Point Cook), Portsea (Point Nepean National Park & Fort Nepean) and Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo, Werribee River Park, & more). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at You Yangs Regional Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get in on the family fun at Fairy Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Macedon.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Melton visit app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Melton. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Coober Pedy in May, with highs in Melton at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Werribee, Woodend, Portsea, Kyneton, Mount Macedon
Find places to stay May 17 — 28:
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park
Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve

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