10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, look and learn at Sydney Observatory, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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