8 days in Canberra, Albury & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Canberra, Albury & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Canberra, Albury & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kota Kinabalu
Fly:  12​h
1
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Albury
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kota Kinabalu

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.
On the 29th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip app .

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Canberra is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Canberra, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kota Kinabalu in August; daily highs in Canberra reach 15°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albury.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

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. Stanton & Killeen Wines has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Hume, then do a tasting at Stanton & Killeen Wines, and then walk around Noreuil Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Albury online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Albury takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Stanton & Killeen Wines
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Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Stanton & Killeen Wines ©
Stanton & Killeen Wines
Noreuil Park ©
Noreuil Park

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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You can fly from Albury to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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