14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

10
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wentworth Falls and Govetts Leap. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Hassan's Wall (in Lithgow) and The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens (in Blackheath). Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blackheath, Wollongong, Shelly Beach
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Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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