4 days in Summerlands, Melbourne & Princetown Itinerary

4 days in Summerlands, Melbourne & Princetown Itinerary

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4 days in Summerlands, Melbourne & Princetown Itinerary

Start: Summerlands
1
Summerlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Summerlands online route builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Queen Victoria Market, Old Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, let your taste buds guide you at Queen Victoria Market, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Summerlands to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market

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Princetown

Princetown ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twelve Apostles Visitor Facility as well as Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. On the 28th (Mon), get all the information you need at Twelve Apostles Visitor Facility, then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park and then trek along Otway Fly Treetop Adventures.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Princetown online trip maker .

Getting from Melbourne to Princetown by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

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