5 days in Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne Itinerary

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The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Wendouree and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), Cowes (Cowes Beach & A Maze'N Things) and Ballarat Botanical Gardens (in Ballarat). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Rod Laver Arena, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday planning app .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Ballarat, Cowes, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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