8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  15​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + ferry:  13​h
End: Boracay

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.
On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Boracay, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 15-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Boracay in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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