15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  29​h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. On the 10th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 9 hours. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than Dusseldorf - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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