14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 23rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and cool off at Booran Reserve.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation builder site .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 22°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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