10 days in Melbourne & Cowes Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne & Cowes Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cowes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Brighton Beach has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol. Let the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and The City Gallery capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Brighton Beach, Sovereign Hill
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
You've now added Wildlife Coast Cruises to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Cowes Beach, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with Wildlife Coast Cruises, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): join the crowd at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, thenbrush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cowes road trip planning website.

Drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Cowes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor, Newhaven, The Nobbies Centre
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Coast Cruises ©
Wildlife Coast Cruises
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

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