8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Australian National Maritime Museum and Shelly Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, stroll through Clovelly, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
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 explore and learn at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Shrine of Remembrance. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Change things up with a short trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park in Ballarat (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Degraves Street, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks

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Ballarat
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
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Art Gallery of Ballarat

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