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Melbourne to Sydney Drive along Coast

Campervan, Melbourne to Sydney coastal route

This post shows you our Melbourne to Sydney drive along coast. To get from Melbourne to Sydney we rented a campervan and spent more than a week on this scenic coastal route.  We followed the Pacific coast from Melbourne to Sydney, south to Phillips Island and Wilsons Promontory and north towards Sydney. That all was to be such a huge ...

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Yarra River Walk in Melbourne

Southbank skyscrapers on Yarra river walk

The banks of Yarra River in Melbourne, Australia are an ideal place to look at the city. I was walking along Yarra on a winter day and this post shows you the views. Most Melbourne sights are along the river so you can see them all on a half-day Yarra River walk.  Yarra River in all is 242 kilometres long. It flows ...

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Great Ocean Road Self Drive

This post will show you a Great Ocean Road self drive itinerary. The Great Ocean Road in Australia is one of the world’s scenic drives. We explored the magic coast by car and found koalas, kangaroos and nature wonders. In fact we have made two Great Ocean Road self drive trips. The first time we rented a campervan and took the Great Ocean ...

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Melbourne: Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Drive

A koala at Healesville Sanctuary

This post shows you a Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges drive from Melbourne, Australia. My self-drive trip takes you to the wine-producing area of Yarra Valley and back over Dandenong Ranges. You can make this as a day trip from Melbourne. The drive also takes you to Healesville Sanctuary which is a perfect place to get close to native Australian wildlife. ...

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Phillip Island Self Drive Trip from Melbourne

A wallaby on Phillip Island

Phillip Island is famous for its Little Penguins that waddle from the sea every day at sunset, in all weather. The penguins – and koalas, kangaroos and other nature wonders – can best be explored on a Phillip Island self drive trip. The island is just two hours from Melbourne which makes a perfect day trip or even better if ...

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Melbourne to Sydney: Australia South East Coast Drive

Sand dunes in New South Wales, Australia

This post will show you the drive along Australia South East Coast. We are driving in the Victorian countryside from Wilsons Promontory and Lakes Entrance to Merimbula and will also visit the Ninety Mile Beach and Mallacoota. The post is a part of our Melbourne to Sydney road trip by campervan. Mallacoota was our last stop in Victoria before entering ...

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Driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory

Walking track to Squeaky Beach, Wilsons Promontory

We made a road trip from Melbourne to Sydney along the coastal road and started driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park. This was our grand Australian tour and we wanted to drive slowly, see Australian nature and stay the nights in the most scenic places we could find. Wilsons Promontory definitely was one of those places. Wilsons Promontory, Squeaky Beach walking ...

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Sightseeing in Melbourne: Circle Tram and Tourist Bus

Circular Tram, Melbourne

This post will take you to the main sights of Melbourne by the free circle tram and the Melbourne city tourist bus. I will tell you what to do and where the sights are. Now, let’s go sightseeing in Melbourne, the vibrant Australian city of four million inhabitants.  Even when Melbourne is a huge city its main sights are on ...

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Melbourne Penguins and Possums Nature Tour

A Little Penguin at St Kilda Pier

Did you know you can spot penguins and possums in Melbourne and you don’t have to travel long distances for them? We spent a night in St Kilda to see Melbourne penguins and afterwards went to Fitzroy Gardens for possums. There is a colony of Little Penguins living on St Kilda Pier and the best time to see them is at ...

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Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne

Melbourne preparing for the Grand Prix

The 2014 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix race was held in Melbourne this weekend. The Melbourne suburb of Albert Park transformed as it prepared for motor sport driving elite from all around the world. You could also feel the coming event in other parts of the city.   We went to see the preparations in Albert Lake Park, which is ...

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