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Royal National Park

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Sunrise at Curracurrong Falls and Eagle Rock in the Royal National Park, Sydney. Get directions
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Bethanga Bridge Lake Hume Albury Wodonga
Bethanga Bridge

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Discover the Regions: A Road Trip Adventure from Melbourne to Sydney

Start your journey of the towns, regional cities and landscapes that connect two of Australia’s most iconic destinations, Melbourne and Sydney. This road trip is a drive and an exploration of the diverse and captivating regions that lay between Sydney and Melbourne.

Coastal havens and historical gems – here’s a glimpse of what you can experience along the way:

1. Albury-Wodonga:

A fusion of twin cities along the banks of the mighty Murray River. Cultural gems, riverside parks and a thriving local food scene.

2. Canberra:

Australia’s capital city. Striking landmarks and world-class museums. Explore the heart of the nation where history and modernity converge. Canberra has evolved into a destination for foodies and a hub for culture, art and history.

3. Echuca-Moama:

Step back in time to the paddle-steamer era along the Murray River. Enjoy river cruises, historic precincts, and water activities. There are cafes and restaurants galore.

4. Eurobodalla:

Unwind on the South Coast’s beautiful beaches. Explore national parks and savor fresh seafood in charming coastal towns.

5. Gippsland:

Reconnect with nature in this vast region known for its lush landscapes, national parks and an abundance of wildlife.

6. Greater Bendigo:

Delve into the gold rush history. Head for the very popular art gallery that often hosts world leading exhibitions and be charmed by the vibrant arts and culture scene.

7. Greater Melbourne:

Australia’s cultural capital. Melbourne offers endless attractions and a vibrant food scene – from eclectic neighborhoods to world-class dining and shopping experiences.

8. Greater Sydney:

The Harbour City’s iconic landmarks, stunning beaches and diverse neighborhoods are waiting on your exploration.

9. Illawarra:

Discover coastal beauty and lush rainforests, along with a growing arts scene and a welcoming atmosphere.

10. Phillip Island:

Adorable penguins, pristine beaches and wildlife experiences in this island paradise.

11. Sapphire Coast:

Pristine beaches, coastal villages and outdoor adventures – all while surrounded by the stunning sapphire waters.

12. Shoalhaven:

A coastal wonderland with sandy shores, scenic estuaries and a rich hinterland perfect for outdoor adventuring.

13. Sun Country on the Murray:

Indulge in water-based fun on the Murray River. Explore wetlands and enjoy the region’s renowned wines and local produce.

Your Melbourne to Sydney (and Sydney to Melbourne) road trip isn’t just a journey from one destination to another, it’s an immersion into the rich tapestry of regions that make up Australia’s diverse landscape. Whether you’re seeking adventure, history, nature or culture, these iconic Sydney-Melbourne road trips offer a great deal. Start your adventure today and create memories.

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