14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Hamburg

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ballarat Wildlife Park and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Maru Koala and Animal Park (in Grantville). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, don't miss a visit to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Hamburg, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Hamburg to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hamburg in December, you will find days in Melbourne are warmer (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat Wildlife Park, Eastern Beach Reserve, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, St. Kilda Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wentworth Falls and Echo Point Lookout. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, and stroll through Clovelly.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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