Melbourne Itinerary 3 Days

What to Do in Melbourne in 3 Days Tour

This is a glimpse of what to do in Melbourne in 3 days. We have mentioned some of the frequently added attractions in Melbourne that range from historical to natural, from fun-filled to the most popular. Explore more travel ideas for a perfect 3-day Melbourne itinerary.

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3 Days in Melbourne - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

As the city best known for its gardens, history, culture, character and European-style charm, Melbourne is the coastal capital of the Australian state of Victoria. With attractions like St. Paul's Cathedral, Federation Square, Chinatown, and Parliament House, Melbourne has something for everyone to explore.

This 3-day Melbourne itinerary will help you make the most of your stay while here!

What to see in 3 days in Melbourne?

Day 1: Explore Melbourne with Eureka Skydeck

Start your day by touching upon some arts and history. Start with the Shrine of Remembrance, Royal Botanic Gardens and then proceed to the Arts Centre Melbourne. Later, you can stop for a photo at the Bolte Bridge before heading to the suburb of St Kilda. Known for its famous European-style patisseries, this place is quite vibrant. In the afternoon, drive through the Elwood and Brighton areas before checking out the Brighton bathing boxes.

Day 2: Visit SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and Melbourne Zoo

Home to thousands of sea animals, the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is a must-do in Melbourne. This aquarium is divided into 12 distinct ecosystems that features sharks, penguins, seahorses, rays, turtles and many colourful fish. This aquarium is situated on the Yarra River is perfect for the entire family to visit. In the afternoon, visit the oldest zoo in Australia – the Melbourne Zoo. With more than 320 species of animals, here you can witness the amazing animal kingdom and many animals like pachyderms, zebras, giraffes, lemurs, seals, koalas, kangaroos, wombats, and penguins. Visits its many cafes and restaurants and take a break from your exploration.

Day 3: Take a drive on the Great Ocean Road

Often called one of the most scenic drives in the world, the Great Ocean Road is best known for its dramatic landscapes. If you plan on visiting the Great Ocean Road, prepare for a long day. Start your day early so that you get enough time to explore one or two places and be back in Melbourne. As you drive past the windswept Southern Ocean, you will have plenty of activities to choose from like surfing, canoeing, cycling, walking, and much more.

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Best Hotels in Melbourne for 3 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Spend your days like a local when you are for more than 3 days in Melbourne. Visit famous sightseeing places, plan day trips to nearby cities, and enjoy touring with family and friends. Be part of the events happening in the city. Check what to do in Melbourne in 4 days or 5 days.

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