3 days in Melbourne, Inverloch & Bairnsdale Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne, Inverloch & Bairnsdale Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne, Inverloch & Bairnsdale Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Inverloch
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bairnsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
On the 11th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverloch.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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Inverloch

Inverloch ©
Inverloch is a seaside town located in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Inverloch Surf Beach, learn about winemaking at Dirty Three Wines, and then kick back and relax at Cape Paterson Bay Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverloch holiday planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Inverloch in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Inverloch

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cape Paterson Bay Beach
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Inverloch Surf Beach ©
Inverloch Surf Beach
Dirty Three Wines ©
Dirty Three Wines

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Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church, then learn about winemaking at Lightfoot & Sons Wines, then get outside with Mitchell river walk, and finally let little ones run wild at East Gippsland All Abilities Playground.

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Getting from Inverloch to Bairnsdale by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bairnsdale can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Outdoors Wineries Fun & Games
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Mitchell river walk ©
Mitchell river walk
Lightfoot & Sons Wines ©
Lightfoot & Sons Wines
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

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