9 days in Melbourne & Launceston Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Launceston Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Melbourne

— 5 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.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 35 min away. Dedicate the 21st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne online journey builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

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Launceston

— 3 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Launceston is known for parks, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, walk around City Park, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Melbourne to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Wildlife

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