11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

5
nights
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 discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Panorama Garden Estate and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Four Pillars Distillery (in Healesville) and Geelong (Eastern Beach Reserve & Geelong Adventure Specialists). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yarra River.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions planning tool .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Geelong, Panorama Garden Estate, Four Pillars Distillery
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Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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