14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
End: Sydney

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Shrine of Remembrance. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Degraves Street and Collins St/Swanston St. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get some fabulous bargains at DFO South Wharf, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip tool .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Milk Beach. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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