8 days in Canberra, Beechworth & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Canberra, Beechworth & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Canberra, Beechworth & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Beechworth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): engage your brain at Questacon, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Breakr. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery and then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Canberra online holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Canberra is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Canberra is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August; daily highs in Canberra reach 15°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Albury.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

1
night
Beechworth

Beechworth
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Beechworth trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Beechworth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Beechworth sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will leave for Melbourne on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Beechworth

Parks Tours Wineries
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4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anglican Church, Barwon Heads (in Barwon Heads), National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, stroll through Sandridge Trail, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, and browse for treasures at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can drive from Beechworth to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island, Anglican Church, Barwon Heads, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, The Nobbies Centre
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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