13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Bangkok

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88 will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online sightseeing planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In December, Melbourne is slightly colder than Bangkok - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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