15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

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.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 16th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planning website .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

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

7
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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