9 days in Melbourne & Ballarat Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Ballarat Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Ballarat Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Ballarat
— 3 nights
train:  1​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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

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If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Lake Wendouree, then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, and then pause for some photo ops at Chinese Open Monument. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, then view the masterpieces at Bokeh, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballarat visit planning website .

You can take a train from Melbourne to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Ballarat sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bokeh
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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