9 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Summerlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Zoo and Wine Tours & Tastings. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip site .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and finally admire all the interesting features of Pyramid Rock.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Summerlands trip planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Summerlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ventnor, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
Bimbadeen Phillip Island ©
Bimbadeen Phillip Island

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