7 days in Melbourne & Stanley Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Stanley Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Stanley Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Stanley
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Escape Discovery Adventures to your itinerary. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Austria, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley travel site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

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