4 days in Broken Hill & Melbourne Itinerary

4 days in Broken Hill & Melbourne Itinerary

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4 days in Broken Hill & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Broken Hill
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Auckland

1
day
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, then explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill online trip builder .

Auckland, New Zealand to Broken Hill is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Auckland in September, with highs in Broken Hill at 26°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery

2
nights
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 19th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens and then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Broken Hill in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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