15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto


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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get interesting insight from Melbourne Boat Hire, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Melbourne is 15 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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