8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and finally get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne 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. In May, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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