16 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Warrandyte State Park and Trin Warren Tam-boore. You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Spend the 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 6th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Melbourne Central, stop by Readings Book Shop, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne tour builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Bring the kids along to Muogamarra Nature Reserve and Bondi Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, get interesting insight from Tours, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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