13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
London

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney attractions planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Sydney reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street. Spend the 17th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, identify plant and animal life at Yarrunga Reserve, get interesting insight from Tours, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

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