14 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Perisher Valley Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Perisher Valley Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Canberra
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Canberra
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Melbourne

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 day by day itinerary now includes Eureka Skydeck as well as Queen Victoria Market. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online day trip planner.

Townsville to Melbourne is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Townsville in June, expect nights in Melbourne to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are cooler, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Canberra

Canberra ©

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Old Parliament House and then sample the fine beverages at Underground Spirits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Zoo and Aquarium, and then admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Canberra trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Canberra. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Perisher Valley.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Arboretum Canberra ©
National Arboretum Canberra
National Zoo and Aquarium ©
National Zoo and Aquarium
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House

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Perisher Valley

Perisher Valley ©
Perisher Valley, commonly called Perisher, is a valley formed below Mount Perisher, a mountain that is located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.Located in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council, the valley is the site of one of four resort bases of the Perisher Ski Resort, which also comprises Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perisher Valley: Thredbo Village (Kosciuszko National Park & Thredbo Alpine Village) and Lake Jindabyne (in Jindabyne). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery, stroll through Perisher, and fly down the slopes at Perisher Blue Ski Resort.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Perisher Valley trip planner.

You can take a bus from Canberra to Perisher Valley in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Perisher Valley sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Perisher Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Smiggin Holes Ski Resort ©
Smiggin Holes Ski Resort
Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park

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Canberra

Canberra ©

The Bush Capital

See some other sides of Canberra: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and stop by Trove Canberra.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Canberra online sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Perisher Valley to Canberra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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