15 days in Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Goa
bus + Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + train + ferry:  3​h 45​min
2
Manly
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  24​h
End: Goa

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.
Shrine of Remembrance and Blender Studios will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in the exciting artwork at FortyFiveDownstairs, and enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Goa, India to Melbourne is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Goa to Melbourne is 4 hours. Traveling from Goa in January, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Manly.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Appreciate the collections at Aboriginal Fine Art and Craft and Joel Coleman Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vaucluse House and Mosman Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manly: Warriewood Beach (in Warriewood), Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola) and North Narrabeen Beach (in Narrabeen). There's much more to do: stroll through Shelly Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Zoo, and kick back and relax at Mona Vale Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Manly travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Melbourne to Manly takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Manly when traveling from Melbourne in February, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, North Narrabeen Beach, Warriewood Beach, Vaucluse House, Palm Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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