10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  17​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Appreciate the collections at Brett Whiteley Studio and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see a show at Sydney Opera House, contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum, and make a trip to Queen Victoria Building.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney online driving holiday planner .

San Francisco, USA to Sydney is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Sydney, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Sydney at 77°F and lows at 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Brett Whiteley Studio ©
Brett Whiteley Studio
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and Buxton Contemporary. Head to Melbourne Central and Ambiance Giftsfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rialto Building, pause for some serene contemplation at Hillsong Church, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning website .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Shopping
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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