14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Dubai

4
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.
Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB). The Rocks and Museum of Sydney will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary maker tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

8
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 Old Melbourne Gaol. Head to Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston Stfor some retail therapy. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 16th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, and look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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