21 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

21 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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21 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Duck In. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and The Nook (in Leura). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip 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. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In January, Sydney is much warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, The Nook, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Blowhole
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

8
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. For shopping fun, head to Degraves Street or Portal 108. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Portal 108, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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