8 days in Melbourne, Perth & Bunbury Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Perth & Bunbury Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Perth & Bunbury Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bunbury
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. Kilda Beach. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a stroll through Melbourne Central, browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street, and get a taste of the local shopping with Collins St/Swanston St.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In April, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 5th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets, and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Perth journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Perth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Wise Wine.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bunbury route planner.

Getting from Perth to Bunbury by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Bunbury

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Harvey, Wise Wine
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Stirling Cottage ©
Stirling Cottage
Wise Wine ©
Wise Wine
Bunbury Farmers Market ©
Bunbury Farmers Market

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