Melbourne to Sydney Tour
There are plenty of interesting places between Melbourne and Sydney. You have 2 options to take Melbourne to Sydney tour:
- Private Coastal Drive
- Bus Tour
The distance between Melbourne and Sydney is within 1 day drive.
However, Melbourne to Sydney tour will still take about 10 hours to complete.
The other option is to take a bus. Greyhound will take you to Sydney in 11 or so hours with few short stops in between.
The best route for Melbourne to Sydney tour is Highway 1 (known as Princess Highway) all along the coast. There are many places to visit on the way from Melbourne to Sydney:
- Wilson Promontory,
- Lake Entrance,
- Croajingolong National Park and plenty of scenic views in between.
Melbourne To Sydney Tour through Wilson Promontory
Wilson Promontory is one of the scenic stops during your Melbourne to Sydney tour.
It is located about 170km from Melbourne.
Wilson Promontory is a popular tourist destination which is perfect for camping, surfing, bush walking and fishing.
Wilson Promontory ('The Prom') is the largest coastal wilderness on your Melbourne to Sydney tour.
It is also one of the most beloved National Parks by Victorian inhabitants.
You can camp in your own tent or hire a cabin.
The main facilities are provided on the designated camping areas along this Melbourne to Sydney tour. There is plenty of wildlife: kangaroos, emus, wombats and rosellas. Licensed fishing is permitted and many species of river and sea fish exists in the area. Scenic trails and lookouts along this Melbourne to Sydney tour are all around the park. This is particularly true for entrance to Yanakie Tidal River.
Melbourne To Sydney Tour through Lakes Entrance
Lakes Entrance is the next scenic stop on your Melbourne to Sydney tour after Wilson Promontory. It is one of the Australian most picturesque National Parks. The place offers beautiful beaches, spectacular walking tracks and fantastic fishing spots. There is a huge network of lakes and rivers which can be best explored by boat tours. Lakes Entrance has plenty of camping grounds (especially at Tidal River). Facilities like toilets, cabins and showers along this Melbourne to Sydney tour are all provided on the spot.
Melbourne To Sydney Tour through Mallacoota
The town of Mallacoota is a coastal village about 200km from Lake Entrance.
It is the next stop during your Melbourne to Sydney tour.
Mallacoota is surrounded by the Croajingolong National Park.
Croajingolong National Park is recognised by the UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve. There is a rich ecosystem featuring over 1000 plants and 300 bird species. Nearby (Bass Strait), you can also spot dolphins and seals. This is a fantastic fishing and river-sports area on your Melbourne to Sydney tour.
Melbourne To Sydney Tour - The Final Stage
From Mallacoota you can take the scenic New South Wales south coast road.
This will take you directly to Sydney through one of the most diverse ecological areas.
Within 570km of this trip there are 10 National and Marine Parks.
The first is the Mimosa Rocks National Park.
There, you can admire beaches, sea caves and lagoons during your Melbourne to Sydney tour.
Further, there is Jervis Bay with all the dolphins, penguins and seals.
The next stop on your Melbourne to Sydney tour is Merimbula with great beaches and outstanding seafood.
Batemans Bay, half way to Sydney, will impress any water sport fanatic and amateur alike.