15 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

Houston
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  23​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  20​h 45​min
Houston

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & The Gold Museum), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, examine the collection at Federation Square, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Houston, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 16 hours. Traveling from Houston in December, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Spas & Wellness, Eastern Beach Reserve, St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Shipwreck Galleries and Western Australian Maritime Museum. Visit Cottesloe Beach and Warnbro Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Quinns Rocks Beach (in Quinns Rocks) and Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, don't miss a visit to The Bell Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, and identify plant and animal life at Penguin Island.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Mandurah Cruises, Caversham Wildlife Park, Penguin Island
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Sydney takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Sydney. While traveling from Perth, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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