18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 5th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions 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. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In November, Melbourne is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors 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

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning tool .

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 November, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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