18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Doha

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Royal Botanic Gardens and The Great Ocean Road. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Buxton Contemporary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and Cowes (Koala Conservation Centre & Phillip Island Wildlife Park). Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Degraves Street, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne online trip maker .

Doha, Qatar to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 7 hours. Traveling from Doha in August, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Sovereign Hill, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Art Gallery of NSWfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, browse the exhibits of ATTY Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Shopping Parks
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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