5 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Phillip Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ventnor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online road trip planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
On the 8th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nobbies Centre, and finally head outdoors with The Nobbies.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ventnor trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Melbourne to Ventnor in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ventnor are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ventnor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, The Nobbies Centre
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The Nobbies ©
The Nobbies
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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