11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Bangkok
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Lorne
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Bangkok

4
days
Sydney

Sydney
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Step out of the city life by going to Manly Beach and Pulpit Rock Lookout. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blacktown to see Featherdale Wildlife Park about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Escape Discovery Adventures. Let the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Trin Warren Tam-boore. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and identify plant and animal life at Warrandyte State Park.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lorne.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
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Melbourne Museum

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

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Traveling by car from Melbourne to Lorne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. January in Lorne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lorne

#Beaches, #Nature, #Parks
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Lorne Beach

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