15 days in Melbourne, Whitsunday Islands & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Whitsunday Islands & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Whitsunday Islands & Sydney Itinerary

Tokyo
train + Fly:  14​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Tokyo

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Melbourne is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Tokyo to Melbourne, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
days
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island is known for adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, golf, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wild life Hamilton Island.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hamilton Island online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Hamilton Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Hamilton Island hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip site .

Getting from Hamilton Island to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hamilton Island in November, with highs in Sydney at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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