12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and St Paul's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Royal Botanic Gardens and Balloon Rides. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in January: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

5
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. The Rocks and The National Pass are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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