15 days in Sydney, Hamilton Island & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Sydney, Hamilton Island & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney, Hamilton Island & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
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: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, golf, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, don't miss a visit to Passage Peak, stroll through Catseye Beach, and explore and take pictures at Go-Kart Racing Track.

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

Getting from Sydney to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in October, Hamilton Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

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.
Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne visit app .

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train. While traveling from Hamilton Island, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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