8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

1
night
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 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, then take a stroll through Degraves Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and finally get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Scienceworks, then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

Dallas, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Dallas to Melbourne. While traveling from Dallas, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Scienceworks
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Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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.
Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Nan Tien Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Wentworth Falls and Madame Tussauds Sydney. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve, shop like a local with The Rocks Markets, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney visit planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 70°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Nan Tien Temple, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Govetts Leap, Wentworth Falls
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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