8 days in Melbourne & Toowoomba Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Toowoomba Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Toowoomba Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Toowoomba
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne visit planning site .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Venture out of the city with trips to Fordsdale horseback Adventures (in Gatton) and Harrow Homestead and Gardens (in Cambooya). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Queens Park, examine the collection at Cobb+Co Museum, don't miss a visit to Picnic Point, and stop by Tosari Galleries.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toowoomba trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Toowoomba in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Toowoomba: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fordsdale horseback Adventures, Harrow Homestead and Gardens, Spring Bluff
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Laurel Bank Park ©
Laurel Bank Park
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD

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