17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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17 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Maroubra Beach Rocky Climb. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney online tour planner .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Zoo and Balloon Rides. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Cowes to see Cowes Beach about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Moon Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Cape Woolamai Beach, Cowes Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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