Melbourne, one the most awesome cities in Australia, is a must stop during your trip around Australia. It’s Australia’s capital city for bars, live music. So you won’t be bored for a second. There is also a lot of things to do like visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens, Street Art Tour, watching the sunset from the beach. Everyone just loves Melbourne, so you’ll do too. The only thing you’ll need to know is how many days/you’ll need to spend in Melbourne.
Melbourne – how many days needed?
Traveling throughout Australia, you don’t have much time to spend on each location but still want to see most (if not all) of what Melbourne has to offer. You’ll need at least 2-3 days to get a full sense of this awesome city.
Keep in mind that there are also some great day trips you can do starting from Melbourne. See below…
Where is Melbourne located?
Melbourne is the capital city of the Australian state Victoria. Believe it or not, but it’s also the 2nd most populous city in Australia. It’s located in the South East Coast of Australia.
Staying in Melbourne
To get the most out of your stop, you’ll need got find a good hotel, hostel, b&b or apartment. A good night of rest is essential in your trip through Australia. There’s a lot to see and to do. So you’ll need to be on your best in every step of your trip.
Luckily there are some great places you can stay in Melbourne.
Daytrips from Melbourne
So as said, you’ll need the minimum of 3 days to spend in Melbourne, but we’ll also recommend to do some daytrips while you’ll in Melbourne. Outside of the city are great other places/nature to be discovered. So take some extra time to do so:
- Great Ocean Road
It’s one the most iconic things you can and need to do in Australia. The Great Ocean Road. It’s a 4h drive from start to finish without a stop. But you’ll definitely will want to stop. There is too much to see and to do.
- Philip Island
It’s a small island packed with Penguins. And every day at sunset you’ll can enjoy a great Penguin Parade.
There are plenty of other daytrips that you can / should do when you’re in Melbourne.
Conclusion: how many days!
Now you know how many days you’ll need to visit Melbourne, you can continue with planning your trip down under. Looking for some great tips on what to visit and what to do in Australia? Check out our Travel tips to Australia as well!