All about the 2 Day Sydney to Melbourne High Country Tour

Travel from Sydney city to Melbourne city on this two-day adventure tour. 

Our Sydney to Melbourne 2 day tour sees you take a scenic drive through Kinglake, stop in Mansfield, the foothills of the ‘Great Dividing Range', learn the story of famous Bushranger ‘Ned Kelly’, overnight at authentic Aussie Farm Stay - Experience life on a working farm and dinner with your host family, enjoy the views of the Murrumbidgee River and learn about Canberra's history, take a tour of Parliament House.

So much is packed into two days driving across New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and into Victoria. Including a night on a farm to enjoy some country life between two big cities. 

2 Day Sydney to Melbourne High Country Tour Itinerary - 2 days

  1. Day 1 Sydney to Yerong Creek
    Journey through Wagga Wagga and Gundagai, to our Nations’ Capital City – Canberra. Today we discover the home of the Australian Story. See national attractions and hidden gems. The city’s national museums and attractions hold and share the treasures of our nation.

    Continue the journey through to the Victorian high country to spend the night at an authentic Aussie farmstay property and experience true Australian hospitality amongst native wildlife. You will not forget this! (D)
  2. Day 2 Yerong Creek to Melbourne
    Visit Victoria’s unfamiliar territory to the historic gold mining town of Beechworth. It’s magnificently preserved heritage buildings and mouth-watering local gourmet produce makes this stop one for the senses.

    Learn about Australia’s fascinating bushrangers (outlaws) as you travel to Powers Lookout - what a great place for that postcard picture!

    Bound by the Victorian Alps and the Murray River we journey through ever changing landscapes. Mix with locals and see Australia as you have never seen it before. Drive through the scenic landscape of Mansfield, the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, and feel the serenity at Bonnie Doon before landing at Kinglake.

    Immerse yourself in a local wildlife rescue project that is sure to touch your heart. A donation to an animal welfare shelter is included as part of your cost.

    Next stop Melbourne! (B)
Real Aussie Real People
Real Aussie Says:
A short two day tour to get a taste of the unknown Australia through its spectacular High Country. Bound by the Victorian Alps, the Murray River and the great Australian bushland, we take you on a journey through this ever changing landscape!

2 Day Sydney to Melbourne High Country Tour Price information
AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: B2DSM
$329
Shared Style Farmstay (dorm)
$389
Private Twin/Double Farmstay
$449
Single Farmstay

Departure information

Starts

Sydney every Saturday from Kings Cross @ 0720am Victoria St (about 100 metres from the Coca Cola sign), Base Hostel @ 0740am, YHA Central @ 0735am, Circular Quay @ 0755am (from in front of McDonalds on Loftus St) except 29th and 30th April and 15th October

Ends
Melbourne


This trip can also be run in reverse

More information

Similar Tours to 2 Day Sydney to Melbourne High Country Tour

Budget
Wine, cheese and beer tasting in the Hunter Valley

1 Day Hunter Valley Tour

Enjoy exceptional wine and gourmet food in the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region and two hours’ drive from Sydney

The Hunter Valley is near Sydney and is a mecca for food and wine lovers. Take a day tour here with this trip to do wine and beer tasting and visit the region.

Budget
Learn to Surf on beautiful remote beaches

2 Day Weekend Surfing Escape

Get off the beaten track and head to the secret surf location of Spot X, a place where everyone is there to enjoy the Aussie surf and beach.

Escape for a weekend of surf, sun and fun. Get pick up in surf bus on Friday night and head out to an amazing surf camp, where you’ll have one of the most memorable experiences of your time in Oz. You’ll be back in the city on Sunday evening ready to tackle the week. These trips are the perfect escape from the city grind. Step out, relax, and let others take care of the rest.

Budget
Experience the Australian Surf Culture

5 Day Sydney to Byron Bay Surf Adventure Tour

The original and the legendary learn to surf adventure!

Cruise along the coast for an action packed week of surfing, summer beach parties, exploration, and relaxation. Spend the week at our luxury surf camp in the sleepy surf town that holds Spot-X. This is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in Australia’s number one past time, and live the surf and beach lifestyle to its fullest.

Budget
Shipwreck Coast and view remarkable rock formations at Loch Ard Gorge

6 Day Sydney to Adelaide Tour Package

Sydney to Melbourne on tour to see the Great Ocean Road and more.

Travel between Australia's two biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, via the nation's capital city Canberra and the Victorian high country. Have a free day in Melbourne with two nights of accommodation included. Continue west along the Great ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles landform amongst other coastal highlights. Head inland and experience the beauty of the Grampians National Park before arriving in Adelaide.

Budget
Immerse yourself in a local wildlife rescue project

13 Day Sydney to Alice Springs Tour Package

See all the best gems between Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Alice Springs. Package includes adventure filled hikes and outback experiences.

Travel from Sydney via Melbourne and Adelaide to Alice Springs via Canberra and the Victorian high country before a free day in Melbourne. Continue west to explore the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park before having a free day in Adelaide. Head north into the South Australian outback with a night underground at Coober Pedy and then staying near the iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) and onward through the Red Centre to Alice Springs in the heart of Australia.

Comfort
Small group tour (Max 16 people) including all transport and accommodation

14 Day Sydney to Cairns East Coast Tour

Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns. Local adventures, food, wine, beaches, snorkeling, walks, wildlife & nature.

This adventure is for active people who want to explore the east coast of Australia in a small group that loves nature, beaches, food, wine and the friendly locals we meet along the way. Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns in twin share hotel and lodge accommodation. 

Budget
Relax, surf, party, and enjoy the vibe of the beach town of Byron Bay

16 Day Sydney to Cairns Tour Package

Travel Sydney to Cairns on this fully guided,16 day inclusive tour. Activities include visiting stunning Fraser Island, sailing the Whitsunday Islands, chilling in Byron Bay plus a hop over to magnificent Magnetic Island.

Capture the essence of the East Coast of Australia, one of the best road trips in the world, on this 16-day adventure. Stay on a private farm in a World Heritage listed area, visit a tropical Island paradise and relax in Byron Bay, spend the night on the world’s largest sand island, Fraser and visit stunning beaches whilst also snorkeling in the Whitsundays. Stay overnight in the rainforest, learn to care for koalas, how to surf, and learn to how to live like a traditional 'swagman' and enjoy life in outback Australia. From Sydney to Cairns – this is your adventure!

Budget
Spend the night at an authentic Aussie farmstay property

20 Day Sydney To Darwin Tour Package

Start in Sydney and finish in Darwin this tour package takes in 3 States and 2 Territories in only 20 days!

Travel from the coast to the outback and into the tropics starting in Sydney and finishing in Darwin. This tour package combines so many cities and landscapes, environments and cultural oddities you'll really feel like you've experienced a big part of Australia

Spend two full days exploring World Heritage listed Fraser Island

28 Day Sydney to Melbourne Tour Package (Sydney to Cairns / Alice Springs to Melbourne)

East Coast Sydney to Cairns then Alice Springs to Melbourne tour

See as much of Australia as you can in a short time. Travel up the east coast of Australia Sydney to Cairns to take in the stunning landscapes, coastline and activities at Byron Bay, Fraser Island, Whitsunday Island and Magnetic Island. Rest between tours at Cairns and enjoy the world-famous Great Barrier Reef here. Fly to Alice Springs (own expense) before experiencing the Red Centre of the Northern Territory including seeing Uluru (Ayers Rock). Then we head down to Adelaide and finally spend time on the Great Ocean Road before arriving in Melbourne. 

Budget
Swimming at beautiful Lake McKenzie

30 Day Australia's East Coast and Outback Package (Sydney to Cairns / Alice Springs to Darwin)

Take in the highlights of the East Coast; Byron Bay, Fraser Island, the Whitsundays and Cairns. Plus Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. The best bits of Australia in one amazing tour!

This great value package is a combination of our Sydney to Cairns tour and 10 Day Alice Springs to Darwin tour package including Uluru and Kakadu National Parks plus five nights extra accommodation spread across Cairns, Alice Springs and Darwin. The only other requirement is that you book your own domestic flight at additional expense between Cairns and Alice Springs. Let the Aussie Adventure begin!

Budget
Making friends with like-minded travellers

31 Day Sydney to Melbourne Tour Package (Sydney to Cairns / Alice Springs to Melbourne)

Explore the East Coast from Sydney to Cairns and the outback Alice Springs to Melbourne. Snorkel, swim, camp, hike, party and spot native wildlife on this awesome adventure.

Capture the essence of Australia on this 31-day adventure. See the East Coast, Sydney to Cairns, and the outback Alice Springs to Melbourne. Visit a private farm in a World Heritage listed area, stay on a tropical Island and relax in Byron Bay, spend the night on the world’s largest sand island and visit stunning beaches whilst also snorkeling in the Whitsundays. Stay overnight with Indigenous custodians in the rainforest, learn to care for koalas, how to surf, and learn to how to live like a traditional 'swagman' and about life in outback Australia. See the Red Centre of Australia before traveling to Adelaide via Coober Pedy (stay underground) and the Flinders Ranges. The highlights of Kangaroo Island and the Barossa Valley are included as part of this package as well as the accommodation between the tours. Finish in Melbourne after traveling through the Grampians National Park and along the Great Ocean Road to marvel at the Twelve Apostles.

Live Chat