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 browse the collection at State Library Victoria.

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.
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Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:

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 wildlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and stroll around City Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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