14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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


5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Sovereign Hill. Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 21st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Federation Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scots Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sovereign Hill
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Bouddi National Park (in Killcare) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

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 May, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Bouddi National Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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