7 days in Canberra, Melbourne & Albury Itinerary

7 days in Canberra, Melbourne & Albury Itinerary

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7 days in Canberra, Melbourne & Albury Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Albury
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial and then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Canberra online holiday planner .

Sydney to Canberra is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 7°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Zoo will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and get a new perspective on things with Melbourne Boat Hire.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning site .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in April since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

1
night
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden and then trek along Wagirra Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Pfeiffer Wines, then learn about winemaking at Valhalla Wines, and then do a tasting at All Saints Estate & Winery.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albury trip planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Albury in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albury

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wahgunyah
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Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Valhalla Wines ©
Valhalla Wines
Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden

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