50 days in Darwin & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

50 days in Darwin & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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Darwin
— 19 nights
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Cranbourne
— 15 nights
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Werribee
— 14 nights

19
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs), Batchelor (Coomalie Cultural Centre, Litchfield National Park, &more) and Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls, Magnetic Termite Mounds, &more). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park.

Plan trip to Darwin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Darwin. While traveling from Sydney, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Cranbourne.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Batchelor, Palmerston, Adelaide River, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Darwin Waterfront ©
Darwin Waterfront
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

15
nights
Cranbourne

Cranbourne ©
Get out of town with these interesting Cranbourne side-trips: Tooradin Jetty (in Tooradin), Red Bluff (in Black Rock) and Moorabbin (Snipers Den Paintball & Australian National Aviation Museum).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cranbourne trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Darwin to Cranbourne with the Route module. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Cranbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Darwin in August; daily highs in Cranbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Werribee.

Things to do in Cranbourne

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dandenong, Warrandyte, Templestowe, Cheltenham, Glen Waverley
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Victoria Golf Club ©
Victoria Golf Club
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne ©
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

14
nights
Werribee

Werribee ©
Explore Werribee's surroundings by going to Elsternwick (Anna Blatman Gallery, Jewish Holocaust Centre, &more), Altona (Weaver Reserve, Altona Homestead, &more) and Brighton (Brighton Beach, Brighton Bathing Boxes, &more).

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Werribee trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cranbourne to Werribee takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Werribee

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

Williamstown, Altona, Brighton, Elsternwick, Essendon
Highlights from your plan
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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