8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuching

3
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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney driving holiday planner .

Kuching, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuching to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuching in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
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, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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