23 days in Australian Alps, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

23 days in Australian Alps, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

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23 days in Australian Alps, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​h
1
Thredbo Village
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Jindabyne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Canberra
— 9 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
Explore hidden gems such as Kosciuszko National Park and Snowy Mountains. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thredbo Village: Jindabyne (Kosciuszko Brewery, Gaden Trout Hatchery, & more).

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thredbo Village vacation planning site .

Mumbai, India to Thredbo Village is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in April, things will get much colder in Thredbo Village: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Jindabyne, Tom Groggin Campground, Snowy Mountains
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Tom Groggin Campground ©
Tom Groggin Campground
Snowy Mountains ©
Snowy Mountains

2
nights
Jindabyne

Jindabyne ©
Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hit the slopes at Selwyn Snowfields. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Eucumbene, experience rural life at Eucumbene Trout Farm, and then get great views at Mount Gladstone Lookout.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Jindabyne road trip site .

You can drive from Thredbo Village to Jindabyne in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Jindabyne are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Jindabyne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cooma, Lake Eucumbene
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Lake Eucumbene ©
Lake Eucumbene
Eucumbene Trout Farm ©
Eucumbene Trout Farm

9
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.
Kids will enjoy Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and Batemans Bay Mini Golf. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Telstra Tower and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Canberra to Batemans Bay to see Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Canberra Reptile Zoo, get a sense of history and politics at High Court of Australia, and get curious at Questacon.

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Drive from Jindabyne to Canberra in 2.5 hours. In May in Canberra, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trips

Batemans Bay, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Yarrangobilly Caves, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Canberra Reptile Zoo
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): trek along Tahune Forest AirWalk, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Hobart takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hobart when traveling from Canberra in May, with lows around 7°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Kingston Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Pulpit Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
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