25 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

25 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

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25 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

12
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cottesloe Beach and Rockingham Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Mandurah (Mandurah Cruises, Halls Head Beach, & more) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Scots Presbyterian Church, & more). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island.

Plan trip to Perth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Perth, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Trigg, Rockingham, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

11
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 Melbourne Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip maker .

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Melbourne is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in January: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 19:
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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