12 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

12 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Dhaka City

2
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brett Whiteley Studio and Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney visit planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Sydney is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Sydney. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Melbourne Museum. Do your shopping at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and Degraves Street. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Marysville & District Historical Society (in Marysville), Daylesford (Stony Creek Gallery & Spas) and Captains Creek Organic Wines (in Blampied). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel route planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Marysville, Daylesford, Captains Creek Organic Wines, Healesville Sanctuary, Art Gallery of Ballarat
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Spas
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden ©
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Head to Adam Monk Photography Gallery and Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhousefor plenty of shopping. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries, Western Australian Maritime Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Perth Zoo, stop by Outback Red, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in Perth hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mount Flora Regional Museum, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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