16 days in Melbourne & Port Macquarie Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne & Port Macquarie Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Port Macquarie
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Sydney

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 6th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary builder tool.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

6
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore Port Macquarie's surroundings by going to Coorabakh National Park (in Taree), South West Rocks (Trial Bay Gaol & Smoky Cape Lighthouse) and Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, and visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to Port Macquarie in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Coorabakh National Park, Scotts Head Beach
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 19:
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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