8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Semarang
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Semarang

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eastern Beach Reserve and The Enchanted Adventure Garden. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Geelong Botanical Gardens (in Geelong) and Point Lonsdale Lighthouse (in Point Lonsdale). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore the activities along Yarra River, and admire all the interesting features of Rod Laver Arena.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Semarang, Indonesia to Melbourne is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Semarang to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Geelong, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Yarra River ©
Yarra River

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wentworth Falls and Echo Point Lookout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: hike along Manly Scenic Walkway and enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner .

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 May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Shelly Beach, Govetts Leap, Kiama Blowhole
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

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