16 days in Melbourne, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Melbourne, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  13​h 15​min
End: Boracay

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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and browse the different shops at Southgate Melbourne.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Boracay, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Melbourne is 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Boracay in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, The Sun Bookshop
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Do your shopping at Salamanca Market and Art Mob. Visit Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Sorell Antique Centre (in Sorell), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Pagan Cider (in Cygnet). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market, get a taste of the local shopping with Rosny Farm, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rosny Farm, Museum of Old and New Art, Sorell Antique Centre, Port Arthur Historic Site, Pagan Cider
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Brett Whiteley Studio. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning site .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in July, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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