5 days in Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
End: Melbourne

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes High Court of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, then ponder the world of politics at High Court of Australia, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra driving holiday planner.

Melbourne to Canberra is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February in Canberra, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
High Court of Australia ©
High Court of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore and take pictures at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne route website.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

6 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 4 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Apollo Bay & Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDONESIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans