6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  23​h
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + tram:  19​h
End: Dallas

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and finally get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Dallas, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Melbourne is 16 hours. While traveling from Dallas, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 70°F and lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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