15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Belfast

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Darling Harbour and Art Gallery of New South Wales. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Avoca Beach (in Terrigal), Katoomba (Bridal Veil Falls, Wentworth Falls, & more) and Megalong Creek Estate (in Megalong Valley). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel planner .

Belfast, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Belfast in March, expect Sydney to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Kissing Point Park, Old Helensburgh Station and Tunnel, Werrong Beach, Megalong Creek Estate
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and Royal Exhibition Building. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Cowes to see Cowes Beach about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Melbourne Beach, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, The Duldig Studio, Cowes Beach, The Auburn Tower
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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