7 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Alice Springs Itinerary

7 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Alice Springs Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Alice Springs Itinerary

Sydney
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Sydney

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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 outdoors at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Visit Bondi Beach and Camp Cove for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
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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.
Visiting Warrandyte State Park and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 13th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire.

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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 March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

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St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then stop by Tjanpi Desert Weavers, and then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 40°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Tjanpi Desert Weavers ©
Tjanpi Desert Weavers

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