20 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Groningen
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Dandenong
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Melton
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Groningen

8
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Escape the urban bustle at Cheap AZ Travel and Blackburn Lake Sanctuary. Relax by the water at Elwood Beach and St. Kilda Beach. Explore Dandenong's surroundings by going to Jewish Holocaust Centre (in Elsternwick), St Kilda (Catani Gardens, Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda, & more) and Merri Creek Trail (in Clifton Hill). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Bicentennial Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Grants Picnic Ground, stroll through Lysterfield Park, see the interesting displays at Australian National Aviation Museum, and kick back and relax at Chelsea Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dandenong trip planner .

Groningen, The Netherlands to Dandenong is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Groningen in November, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Dandenong: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melton.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St Kilda, Chelsea, Lysterfield Park, Merri Creek Trail, Jewish Holocaust Centre
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Elwood Beach ©
Elwood Beach
Tim Neville Arboretum ©
Tim Neville Arboretum
Blackburn Lake Sanctuary ©
Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

8
nights
Melton

Melton ©
Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne, Australia located 35 km west from the capital's central business district. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altona Beach and Paynes Orchards. Escape the urban bustle at Animal Land Children's Farm and Cherry Lake Altona. Get out of town with these interesting Melton side-trips: Keilor (Organ Pipes National Park & Overnewton Castle), Essendon (Bounce Inc & Woodlands Park) and Sam Merrifield Library (in Moonee Ponds). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Melton Botanic Garden, stroll through Point Cook Coastal Park, browse the fresh offerings at Naturipe Fruits, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melton trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Dandenong to Melton by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Melton can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Werribee, Bacchus Marsh, Altona, Essendon, Keilor
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Organ Pipes National Park ©
Organ Pipes National Park
Altona Beach ©
Altona Beach
Cherry Lake Altona ©
Cherry Lake Altona

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