11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney route maker app .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne travel route planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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