17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  9​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

2
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.
On the 18th (Sat), take a stroll through The Rocks and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in May, expect Sydney to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market, South Melbourne Market, St Paul's Cathedral, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will get to explore Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Victoria and Cooks' Cottage. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and hunt for treasures at Degraves Street.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Museums
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

7
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Susannah Place Museum, Queen Victoria Building, Coogee Beach, and other attractions you added. Museum of Sydney and St. Mary's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Sydney to go to Blue Mountains National Park and see The National Pass, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Explore Sydney further: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, contemplate the long history of Elizabeth Bay House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Becket Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The National Pass
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Susannah Place Museum ©
Susannah Place Museum

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