24 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

24 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

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24 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: A Maze'N Things (in Cowes), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne vacation builder site .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, A Maze'N Things, Sovereign Hill, Scienceworks, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

8
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kids will enjoy Perth Zoo and Scarborough Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & The Shipwreck Galleries) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Hillarys, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach, Mullaloo Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo

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