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The Sydney To Melbourne Tour via Hume Highway

Estimated Travel Period: 7 Days, about 12 hours 25 mins
Estimated Travel Distance: 964 kms

Best Time To Travel

The cool weather between mid-Autumn to
Spring (April to November) provides great scenery and the best
camping weather. You can also take this tour during Summer (December
to February) as long as you have sunscreen for your outdoor
activities. Know what to pack with the Australian
Camping Checklist

Here is the easiest way to travel from Sydney to Melbourne; on the Hume Highway, visiting the beautiful towns and cities along the way. The itinerary can easily be done in only 7 days, or take a laid-back pace to extend it to up to 10 days.

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Day 1 Sydney to Goulburn

Estimated Travel Period: about 2 hours 15 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:197 kms

Welcome to the home of the Big Merino, the world's largest concrete sheep, and Australia's first inland city.

Day 2 Goulburn

Estimated Travel Period: 31 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:34.5 kms

Go caving in the nearby Bungonia
National Park or take a peek into life in the 1800s in the
Garroorigang Historic Home.

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Day 3 Goulburn to Canberra

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 15 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:94 kms

The capital of Australia houses many landmarks and attractions, so try to stay for a day or two. Get to watch movies while you swim in Big Splash Waterpark. Walk through the gum trees in Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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Day 4 Canberra to Albury

Estimated Travel Period: about 3 hours 55 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:341 kms

Head to Albury via  National Highway 31. Go fishing or water skiing in Lake Hume.

Day 5 Albury

Estimated Travel Period: 17 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:14.5 kms

Learn about Albury's many lagoons and
billabongs in Wonga Wetlands.

Day 6 Albury to Seymour

Estimated Travel Period: about 2 hours 30 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:218 kms

Head to Seymour via National Highway M31. Get lost in the Rock Labyrinth or have a BBQ in the Avenel Maze. Look into the past in the RAAC Memorial and Army Tank Museum.

Travel Tip

You'll encounter toll roads, so either
an electronic pass or an E-Tag is required. Find out how to get yours
online for Sydney
and Melbourne.

Day 7 Seymour to Melbourne

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 25 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:111 kms

Have a picnic along the banks of the Yarra River. Enjoy a meal in one of Federation Square's many restaurants.

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