41 days in Kalgoorlie-Boulder & Melbourne Itinerary

41 days in Kalgoorlie-Boulder & Melbourne Itinerary

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41 days in Kalgoorlie-Boulder & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 18 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Melbourne
— 21 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

18
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Menzies (Menzies Cemetery & Gormley Statues), Red Hill Lookout (in Kambalda) and Coolgardie (Goldfields Exhibition Museum & Warden Finnerty's Residence).

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Sydney to Kalgoorlie-Boulder is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect nights in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. You will leave for Melbourne on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Coolgardie, Menzies, Red Hill Lookout
Find places to stay Jan 14 — Feb 1:
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Hammond Park ©
Hammond Park
Beaten Track Brewery ©
Beaten Track Brewery
Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields

21
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Venture out of the city with trips to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Torquay (Point Danger Lookout & The Great Ocean Road). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning tool .

Fly from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Melbourne in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, Melbourne is little chillier than Kalgoorlie-Boulder - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Queenscliff, Cowes, Phillip Island, St Kilda, Torquay
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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