4 days in Melbourne, Apollo Bay & Adelaide Itinerary

4 days in Melbourne, Apollo Bay & Adelaide Itinerary

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4 days in Melbourne, Apollo Bay & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip website .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get great views at Mariners Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

For reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 9th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour builder site .

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Apollo Bay to Adelaide in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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