5 days in Melbourne & Victoria's High Country Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Victoria's High Country Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Victoria's High Country Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yea
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Wangaratta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Balloon Rides and Melbourne Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne route maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Yea.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Balloon Rides

1
night
Yea

Yea ©
Yea is a town in central Victoria, Australia 100km north-east of Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Yea Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Y Water Discovery Centre, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yea Winery Cidery and Brewery.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yea sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Yea takes 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yea, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Wangaratta.

Things to do in Yea

Wildlife Parks Wineries
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Y Water Discovery Centre ©
Y Water Discovery Centre
Yea Wetlands ©
Yea Wetlands

1
night
Wangaratta

Wangaratta ©
Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately 250km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake William Hovell.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wangaratta attractions planner .

You can drive from Yea to Wangaratta in 2 hours. In April in Wangaratta, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wangaratta

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Lake William Hovell ©
Lake William Hovell
Murray to Mountains Rail Trail ©
Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

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