12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning app .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect little chillier with lows of 50°F in Melbourne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

9
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.
Visit The Rocks and Government House for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Justice & Police Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in November since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The National Pass, Shelly Beach, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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