25 days in Melbourne & Port Campbell Itinerary

25 days in Melbourne & Port Campbell Itinerary

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25 days in Melbourne & Port Campbell Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 21 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

21
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ballarat Wildlife Park and Bells Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), The Enchanted Adventure Garden (in Arthurs Seat) and Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & Lydiard Street). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. Dedicate the 1st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Daylesford, Seymour, Ballarat, Geelong, Marysville
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles and then admire the sheer force of Triplet Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Bay of Martyrs, Triplet Falls
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls

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