Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney city skyline

Australia's most stunning and vibrant city, embracing one of the most beautiful harbours in the world. Sparkling beaches and showy vibe make Sydney a city of a thousand postcards.

Sydney Melbourne Touring - Melbourne Yarra River
Melbourne's Yarra River and Skyline. The capital city of Victoria

The cultured and sporting metropolis at the bottom of the Australian mainland, often voted the most livable city in the world.

Immerse yourself in nature - Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay:
Only 3 hours from Sydney, is a natural wonderland with vast opportunities to experience the beauty of the Australian coast, beaches and wildlife. Immerse yourself in nature.

Take on the Mighty Murray River - Echuca Moama

Echuca and Moama:
Straddling the mighty Murray river only three hours drive from Melbourne. Experience the river life of yesteryear with Paddlesteamer rides, rich culture and heritage and glorious cafe culture.

Meet the locals – Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park:
A mecca for campers, holiday makers and daytrippers with many opportunities to engage with nature and meet wildlife up close.

Oyster Coast
Sample fresh local produce - Wray Street Oyster Shed

The Wray Street Oyster Shed:
A busy family operated business serving up the freshest seafoods in North Batemans Bay, New South Wales

Fresh Oysters Get directions
Chadstone Shopping Centre
Shop until you drop - Chadstone Shopping Centre

Chadstone Shopping Centre:
The largest shopping centre in Australia, renowned as "The Fashion Capital" with over 250 specialty stores from fashion to food to fun.

Shop till you Drop Get directions

Melbourne to Sydney Drive and Sydney to Melbourne Drive


Coastal Discovery Drive

The Sydney-Melbourne Coastal Drive

The Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive Experience is a drive of seaside towns, beaches, surf, wildlife and mountain ranges.
Enjoy nature at the many national parks, visit coastal villages and taste platters of local produce.
Follow rainforest wilderness trails, dine on fresh seafood and delight in experiencing native wildlife, including beach kangaroos and little penguins waddling safely home, after a day at sea.


Sydney-Melbourne Coastal Discovery Drive


Inland Discovery Drive

The Sydney-Melbourne Inland Drive

The Sydney Melbourne Inland Experience is the road less travelled, allowing you to engage with culture and heritage, farm produce, wine and food.
Take yourself on a drive through Australia’s colonial pioneering history. Immerse yourself in a landscape shaped by the country’s early European settlers – river traders, farmers, adventurers and those on the gold rush trail of the 1800s, seeking their fortune!
Linger a while on the banks of the mighty Murray River. Immerse yourself in the grandeur and architecture of Bendigo. Discover the cultural delights of Canberra, Australia’s capital city. Venture inland and be inspired.

Sydney-Melbourne Inland Discovery Drive


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Sydney Melbourne road trip.

Interest Categories

Below you’ll find ways to ensure your road trip between Sydney and Melbourne is tailored to your own interests. You can simply pick the areas that are of most importance to you and then add your favourite activities to your trip planner.

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