11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Kids will enjoy Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (Lake Wendouree & Art Gallery of Ballarat). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne route planner .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Melbourne is 10 hours. Traveling from London in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Spas
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Spas
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. The adventure continues: stroll through Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and hike along Manly Scenic Walkway.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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