22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  31​h
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Aberdeen

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Art Gallery of Ballarat and Shrine of Remembrance are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Ballarat Wildlife Park and Hanging Rock Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Yea (Yea Wetlands & Y Water Discovery Centre), Maru Koala and Animal Park (in Grantville) and George Bass Coastal Walk (in San Remo). Dedicate the 22nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planning site .

Aberdeen, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Aberdeen, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Yea, Ballarat, Werribee, Eastern Beach Reserve, George Bass Coastal Walk
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

8
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kiama Blowhole and Nan Tien Temple. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Echo Point Lookout) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Blowhole, Govetts Leap, Norah Head Lighthouse
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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