Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive South

The Great Ocean Road - Victoria, Australia

Self-drive Holidays

Easy going road trip with short distances and two nights in each scenic spot. If you’re looking to drive the coastal route south from Sydney to Melbourne, make sure you take your time to enjoy each destination just as much as the journey. This is one of the most serene stretches of coastline in southeast Australia with white sand beaches, inland waterways and untold scenic look out points on both sides of the border. As you’ll be invited to stop for a couple of nights in Jervis Bay, Lakes Entrance and Wilsons Promontory, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to really rest and relax in between drives. Distances are sensible, too, which allows for impromptu breaks to pad barefoot on soft white sand or take a slight detour for bush walks or wildlife watching in national parks. Basically, if you’re up for an Aussie adventure that’s all about experiencing life on the wild side, this 8-day road trip from Sydney to Melbourne is most definitely the one for you.

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  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value



7 nights in standard or superior accommodation, room only basis

Excursions and visits

  • Dolphin watching in Jervis Bay Marine Park
  • White sand beaches and beautiful bays
  • Snorkelling, SUP boarding and surfing
  • Lakeside boardwalks in Merimbula
  • Waterways and coastal cruises in Lakes Entrance
  • Explore the wild and untamed Wilsons Promontory

Not included

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Optional excursions
  • Meals, unless stated


8 days Avis Group C car rental


  • 7 nights

  • Australasia . Australia . Sydney . Melbourne . Merimbula

  • International flights not included

From £789 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 8 days

SHSMS tour map - Sydeny Melbourne Coastal Route South


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