10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
End: Jakarta

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.
Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in November, with highs in Sydney at 29°C and lows at 19°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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.
Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandridge Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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