Sydney to Melbourne Road Trip

About the Roadtrip

When people think of the trip from Sydney to Melbourne, they imagine following the coast. This route misses out on the beauty and charm of the interior road. Though this drive can be made in a single day, we suggest taking an extra day to explore each of the historic small towns. They each have unique attractions like a luxurious bar and cafe that doubles as a barbershop. After taking as long as you need to taste your way through the wineries of the South Highlands and shop through the local boutiques, finish off your trip with a bang. Between the robust nightlife and the endless daytime cultural attractions, Melbourne needs to be a multi-day stop on its own.

Itinerary

Stay

The Hidden Door

Boutique Hotel, Bowral

Boutique Accommodation in the heart of Old Bowral. Enjoy date night, a girls weekend away or just time to get away and relax. Our villa is also pet friendly.

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Winsor Park Motor Inn

Motel, Albury

We are located virtually in the heart of the CBD of Albury where you can shop to your hearts delight or take advantage of all the restaurants and cafes along Dean Street.

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Crystal Brook Tourist park

Holiday Park, Melbourne

Our location makes us the perfect base from which you can explore this wonderfully vibrant city.

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Notel Melbourne

Boutique Hotel, Melbourne

Six chrome airstream trailers, Perched above a Melbourne carpark rooftop and completely refitted as designer urban accommodation.

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See and Do

Wine Tasting in the Southern Highlands

Enjoy a guided wine tasting of Centennial Vineyards wide range of award-winning wines. We will introduce you to our world of wine from the Southern Highlands & Orange.  

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Learn to Wakeboard or Water-Ski

Adventureski has wake boards, knee boards ski’s and wild inflatables, you’ll be guaranteed you are riding with the best that wake boarding has to offer!

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Wander Melbourne’s laneways & arcades

Our walking tours of the city allow you to be introduced to the culture and characteristics for which Melbourne is famous.

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Melbourne Foodie Trail

A progressive tasting through 5 stops of the Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour including stories around the history behind the foods and flavours of the shops

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Eat and Drink

Tea Salon at Dirty Janes

Your Vintage Occasion is based at The Tea Salon within Dirty Janes Bowral. The Tea Salon will delight you with freshly baked scones.

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Two Fingers Gentlemen’s Bar

Albury’s hidden gem, 6am Morning coffee, Whisky Bar Friday/Saturday nights. Gentlemens Barbershop.

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Siglo Bar & Cigars

Our terrace offers classic cocktails, spirits & champagne, as well as a selection of fine Cuban cigars and bar snacks.

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Dilly Daly South Yarra

Modern Australian cafe bringing all the vibes to Melbourne

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Shop

Lancelot Hill Antiques

Purveyors of Old Wares. The original antique store in the Southern Highlands. Bowral NSW

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Tribe Store

Insta-worthy homewares and Hard To Find Gifts. Free Beautiful Gift Wrap. We can’t wait to meet you!

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RetroStar Vintage Clothing

One of the most amazing and individual stores in Melbourne. Tucked amongst the lane ways in the Flinders Lane quarter it is one of Melbourne’s hidden secrets.

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Bungalow Trading Co

Bungalow Trading Co supports local and emerging designers and artists, offering a range of beautiful items not available in mainstream stores.

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