8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Shanghai

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary site .

Shanghai, China to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Shanghai to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Shanghai in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
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: take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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