3 days in Melbourne, Brighton & St Kilda Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne, Brighton & St Kilda Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne, Brighton & St Kilda Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  1​h 30​min
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Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Brighton
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
St Kilda
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
4
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manchester Unity Building, I'm Free Walking Tours and Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): deepen your understanding of the past and present with I'm Free Walking Tours, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., deepen your understanding of the past and present with I'm Free Walking Tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Unity Building, then make a trip to Cathedral Arcade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scots Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip tool .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brighton.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Scots Church ©
Scots Church
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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Brighton

Brighton ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brighton Bathing Boxes. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brighton trip itinerary maker .

Brighton is just a short distance from Melbourne. In August in Brighton, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for St Kilda.
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Brighton Bathing Boxes ©
Brighton Bathing Boxes

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St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Rippon Lea Estate, admire the natural beauty at St Kilda Botanical Gardens, then admire the striking features of Christ Church St Kilda, then take a leisurely stroll along St Kilda Pier, and finally pick up some local products at Queen Victoria Market.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St Kilda day trip planner .

St Kilda is just a stone's throw from Brighton. In August in St Kilda, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Queen Victoria Market, Rippon Lea Estate
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Rippon Lea Estate ©
Rippon Lea Estate
Christ Church St Kilda ©
Christ Church St Kilda
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Paul's Cathedral as well as Old Melbourne Gaol. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, then buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade, and finally make a trip to Shrine of Remembrance.

Before you visit Melbourne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Melbourne is very close to St Kilda. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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