59 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

59 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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59 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 23 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 18 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 15 nights
Fly + bus:  20​h 30​min
End: Tehran

23
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Collins St/Swanston St. Get in touch with nature at Warrandyte State Park and Melbourne Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong), Ballarat (Sovereign Hill & Ballarat Wildlife Park) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Spend the 20th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Kinglake National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

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Tehran, Iran to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tehran to Melbourne is 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tehran in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Shopping, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Tyabb Packing House Antiques
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

18
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Australian War Memorial and Questacon. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Murrumbateman (Clonakilla, Wily Trout Vineyard, & more), Bredbo (Christmas Barn at Bredbo & Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines) and Shoalhaven River Gorge (in Marulan). Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Morton National Park. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Namadgi National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Floriade, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and meet the residents at National Zoo and Aquarium.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canberra journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melbourne in October since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Murrumbateman, Gundagai, Bredbo, Shoalhaven River Gorge, Cockington Green
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines ©
Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines

15
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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Volle Jewelleryfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Pulpit Rock Lookout and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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