12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney online itinerary planner .

Chandigarh, India to Sydney is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 4 hours. May in Sydney sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

6
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 out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 25th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay May 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

Similar Plans

13 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Melbourne & Port Campbell BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Sydney & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park BY A USER FROM HONG KONG August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT