8 days in Melbourne & Thredbo Village Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Thredbo Village Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Thredbo Village Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Thredbo Village
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 1st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Kosciuszko National Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Snow Gums Boardwalk, and then make a trip to Snowy Mountains Hydro. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Thredbo River Track, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jindabyne, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thredbo Village attractions site .

You can drive from Melbourne to Thredbo Village in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Thredbo Village, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Jindabyne, Snow Gums Boardwalk, Snowy Mountains Hydro
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Snowy Mountains Hydro ©
Snowy Mountains Hydro
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne

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