11 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Summerlands Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 7 nights
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Summerlands
— 3 nights
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Royal Arcade, South Melbourne Market, Alexandra Gardens, and other attractions. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Park Mansion in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, see the interesting displays at HMAS Castlemaine, and let little ones run wild at Royal Park Nature Play Playground.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

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Summerlands

Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
On the 22nd (Sat), head outdoors with The Nobbies, then get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and then hike along Swan Lake Trail.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Summerlands day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Summerlands takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August in Summerlands, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Summerlands

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip