17 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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17 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visit Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Caversham Wildlife Park and The Shipwreck Galleries. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill), Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Western Australian Maritime Museum) and Millendon (Olive Farm Wines, Tyler's Vineyard, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Scitech, steep yourself in history at Norm wrightson hairway, make a trip to St Patrick's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Wesley Church Fremantle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from London to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from London in April: highs in Perth hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Cottesloe Beach, Talijancich Wines, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Scitech ©
Scitech
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sedona Estate and Convent Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Paramoor Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Stony Creek Gallery (in Daylesford), Captains Creek Organic Wines (in Blampied) and Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Art Gallery of Ballarat). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, shop like a local with Degraves Street, and browse the different shops at Melbourne Central.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in April, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wineries Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat, Badger's Brook Winery, Captains Creek Organic Wines, Corniola Wines
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Spas & Wellness
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Sedona Estate ©
Sedona Estate

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.
Nan Tien Temple and Southern Highland Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Whale Beach and Shelly Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral), Mittagong (Marist Wines & Artemis Wines) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Megalong Creek Estate, see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Johns Anglican Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mittagong, Nan Tien Temple, Megalong Creek Estate, Whale Beach, Vaucluse House
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

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