13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Opal Minded. Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery of Victoria and Degraves Street. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. Dedicate the 2nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online tour planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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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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