8 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  27​h
1
St Kilda
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
2
North Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Newark

2
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Do some cultural sightseeing at Scienceworks and Rippon Lea. Get in touch with nature at St. Kilda Beach and Brighton Beach. Get out of town with these interesting St Kilda side-trips: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Collingwood Children's Farm, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Holocaust Centre, explore the landscape on two wheels at Catani Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Abbotsford Convent.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St Kilda travel itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to St Kilda is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 15 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to North Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Elsternwick, Scienceworks, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Abbotsford Convent, Collingwood Children's Farm
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

3
nights
North Sydney

North Sydney ©
North Sydney is a suburb and major district on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Anglican Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Zoo, kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Manly Quarantine Station.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our North Sydney trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from St Kilda to North Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. In October, North Sydney is somewhat warmer than St Kilda - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. On the 13th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in North Sydney

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Parramatta, Manly, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Taronga Zoo, Vaucluse House
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

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