11 days in Melbourne, Jervis Bay & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne, Jervis Bay & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne, Jervis Bay & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  7​h
2
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Denver

3
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 outdoors at Ocean Beach and Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at 13th Beach and Sorrento Back Beach. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park (in Langwarrin), Cape Schanck Lighthouse (in Cape Schanck) and Rye Beach (in Rye).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary website .

Denver, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 17 hour difference. In January, Melbourne is warmer than Denver - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Barwon Heads, Sorrento Back Beach, Ocean Beach, Cape Schanck Lighthouse, Rye Beach
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Sorrento Back Beach ©
Sorrento Back Beach
13th Beach ©
13th Beach
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 20th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cave Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Abrahams Bosom Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Drawing Room Rocks, then stop by Goldfish Toyshop, and finally stop by Cuckoo Corner.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Melbourne to Jervis Bay in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or take a train. In January in Jervis Bay, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Berry, Abrahams Bosom Reserve, Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse
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Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Cave Beach ©
Cave Beach
Abrahams Bosom Reserve ©
Abrahams Bosom Reserve

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wentworth Falls and Govetts Leap. For shopping fun, head to The Nook or Lolly Swagman. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral), Teddy Sinclair (in Leura) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in January since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 68°F. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Sydney

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Lolly Swagman, Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap, Nan Tien Temple, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

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