17 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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17 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Let the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden capture your imagination. Head to Art Gallery of Ballarat and Stony Creek Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Marysville & District Historical Society (in Marysville), Geelong (National Wool Museum & Eastern Beach Reserve) and Jodee Creations (in Mount Evelyn). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel planner .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 10 hours. May in Melbourne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ballarat, Geelong, Daylesford, Marysville, Jodee Creations
Find places to stay May 11 — 18:
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden ©
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden

7
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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Mary's Cathedral and HARS Aviation Museum. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Wollongong Head Lighthouse (in Wollongong) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, stroll through Bondi Beach, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip website .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Shellharbour, Wollongong Head Lighthouse, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay May 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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