6 days in Melbourne & Mallacoota Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Mallacoota Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Mallacoota
— 1 night
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Melbourne

— 4 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Royal Botanic Gardens and Werribee Open Range Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Torquay (Great Ocean Road Paragliding & The Great Ocean Road). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Scienceworks, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne tour itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mallacoota.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Mallacoota

— 1 night
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head off the coast to Gabo Island, then enjoy the sea views from Gabo Island Lighthouse, and then surround yourself with nature on Mallacoota Cruises.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mallacoota trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Mallacoota in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Mallacoota to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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