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Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Route

With stunning coastlines, epic national parks, and charming heritage towns, the coastal route between Sydney and Melbourne is worth exploring as part of any southeastern Australia road trip.

  • Sydney Opera House

  • Jervis Bay, New South Wales

  • Aerial panoramic view near Narooma

  • Aerial view of Mallacoota Inlet

  • Illawarra coastline, New South Wales

  • Melbourne skyline

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 26℃
  • 26℃
  • 25℃
  • 23℃
  • 20℃
  • 17℃
  • 17℃
  • 18℃
  • 21℃
  • 22℃
  • 23℃
  • 25℃
  • 8
  • 8
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 6
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 7

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Our Ratings

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  • Recommended
  • Highly Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Where to book


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Tropical Queensland

Take your holiday to another level by combining this destination with an incredible trip to tropical Queensland in Australia. Discover the natural wonders of this diverse region which include the Great Barrier reef, rainforests, outback adventures, delicious food and stunning beaches.

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