31 days in Melbourne & Port Douglas Itinerary

31 days in Melbourne & Port Douglas Itinerary

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Port Douglas
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Brighton Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to The Carousel (in Geelong), Kevin Hoffman Walk (in Lara) and RAAF Museum (in Point Cook). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Dandenong Ranges National Park. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Degraves Street, explore the galleries of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Agincourt Reef. Discover out-of-the-way places like Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Daintree National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Mareeba (Mareeba Golf Club, Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, &more), Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). On the 21st (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

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