11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at HMAS Castlemaine, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Melbourne, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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