14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brussels

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ballarat Wildlife Park and Eastern Beach Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Chelsea Beach (in Chelsea), Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Melbourne is 9 hours. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect nights in Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, around 14°C, while days are much warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Chelsea Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Visiting Kiama Blowhole and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online journey planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Nan Tien Temple, Wentworth Falls, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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