12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Brett Whiteley Studio and The Rocks. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 Museum and Shrine of Remembrance will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at The National Opal Collection, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and hunt for treasures at Degraves Street.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker site .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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