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Whale Watching near Eden

Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive:
Whale Watching near Eden. Seasonal opportunities to engage with the giants of the ocean.

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Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park

Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive:
Captivating Wilsons Promontory

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Jervis Bay

Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive:
Tranquil Jervis Bay

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Cowes Phillip Island

Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive:
Cowes, Phillip Island. Naturally Inviting and Playful.

Coastal Discovery Drive route

The Sydney Melbourne Coastal Discovery Drive along Australia’s south-eastern coast is truly a world famous and memorable experience, whether you choose to drive from Sydney to Melbourne or from Melbourne to Sydney.

The Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive

The Sydney Melbourne Coastal Discovery Drive offers an unforgettable journey along the coast. This drive showcases a coastline bursting with vivid colors and natural beauty. The turquoise waters and pristine white sands of the dozens of beaches, including 90 MIle Beach, Mallacoota, Eden, Batemans Bay and Jervis Bay make it a popular route. National Parks such as Croajingolong, Ben Boyd and Mimosa Rocks are a restorative taste of nature. Each stretch of the coast promises breathtaking and memorable sights and experiences.

Ocean Exploration

For those who love the ocean, the coastal route is a true paradise. Surf the waves at numerous hotspots, dive among various shipwrecks, sail the open sea or embark on enthralling whale-watching tours.

Villages, Towns and Nature

On land, the adventure continues as you explore charming fishing villages and picturesque country towns, each rich with cultural and heritage sites. Hiking through verdant national parks provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and serenity of the landscape.

Australian Wildlife

This coastal drive is a prime opportunity to observe Australia’s unique wildlife in its natural habitat. Watch kangaroos bounding on deserted beaches, spot seals basking on the rocks, and see seabirds and penguins in their native environments.

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The Sydney Melbourne Coastal Discovery Drive captivates with its scenic vistas and outdoor activities. Get an intimate glimpse into the rich biodiversity that makes Australia’s coastline special.

Coastal Drive Map

Coastal Drive Podcast

Check out the two-part Coastal Drive podcast with Seat 56A

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