29 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

29 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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29 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 13 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

13
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Warrandyte State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in December, plan for much warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Y Water Discovery Centre, Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, The Great Ocean Road
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

13
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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Featherdale Wildlife Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Pulpit Rock Lookout). Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Seven Mile Beach National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney route planning website .

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 nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Taronga Zoo, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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