20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Noumea, Grand Terre
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Noumea, Grand Terre

8
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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.
Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning site .

Noumea, New Caledonia to Sydney is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Caledonia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

12
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). On the 29th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, make a trip to Block Arcade, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online attractions planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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