42 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

42 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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42 days in Greater Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
Diggers Rest
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wheelers Hill
— 23 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Hobart

Diggers Rest

Diggers Rest ©
Diggers Rest is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 33km north-west from Melbourne's Central Business District. Your inner history buff will appreciate Overnewton Castle and Steiglitz. Step out of the city life by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo and Altona Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Diggers Rest: Bacchus Marsh (St Anne's Winery, Jeff Jones Plants & Produce, & more), Werribee (Victoria State Rose Garden, Werribee River Park, & more) and Point Cook (RAAF Museum & Point Cook Coastal Park). Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Murray-Sunset National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Mon) at Funfields. There's much more to do: get some fabulous bargains at ASICS Factory Outlet Essendon DFO, enjoy some diversion at McDougall Playhouse Cafe, explore the activities along Melton Botanic Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Footscray Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Diggers Rest trip itinerary planner.

Hobart to Diggers Rest is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Hobart in October, you will find days in Diggers Rest are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Wheelers Hill.

Things to do in Diggers Rest

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Victoria, Werribee, Sunbury, Bacchus Marsh, Keilor
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Organ Pipes National Park ©
Organ Pipes National Park
Overnewton Castle ©
Overnewton Castle

Wheelers Hill

Wheelers Hill ©
Wheelers Hill is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 23 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery and Caulfield Racecourse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Peter Rowland at Rippon Lea and Carlton BrewHouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Wheelers Hill: Jewish Holocaust Centre (in Elsternwick), Middle Park Beach (in Middle Park) and St Kilda (Jewish Museum of Australia, The Esplanade Market, & more).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wheelers Hill trip generator.

You can drive from Diggers Rest to Wheelers Hill in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Wheelers Hill can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wheelers Hill

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzroy, Richmond, St Kilda, Dandenong, Abbotsford
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Blackburn Lake Sanctuary ©
Blackburn Lake Sanctuary
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Islamic Museum of Australia ©
Islamic Museum of Australia