17 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Mount Buller Itinerary

17 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Mount Buller Itinerary

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17 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Mount Buller Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mount Buller
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters, & more) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 5th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Mount Buller

Mount Buller ©
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Stirling.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Buller route planner .

Drive from Melbourne to Mount Buller in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Winter Sports Outdoors
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Mount Stirling ©
Mount Stirling

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