13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Da Nang
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Da Nang

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get your game on at Zero Latency, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel planner .

Da Nang, Vietnam to Melbourne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, Melbourne is colder than Da Nang - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Canberra fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Melbourne in August since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

4
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and listen to music at Sydney Opera House.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney route planning website .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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