5 days in Melbourne & Darwin Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Darwin Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Visiting Melbourne Zoo and Balloon Rides will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for gifts at Melbournalia.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, look for gifts at Viva La Body, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Darwin to be much warmer, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve

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