6 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Split

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and get engrossed in the history at Italian Museum and Historical Society.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Croatia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 12th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, then have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and finally get great views at Elizabeth Quay. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Perth road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in Perth hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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