11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
End: Sydney

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 69°F and lows about 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

8
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 find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Wentworth Falls). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, stroll through Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Gallery Blackheath, Taronga Zoo
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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