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
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Catani Gardens. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and The White Room Interiors. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, wander the streets of Degraves Street, revel in the low prices at DFO South Wharf, and browse the different shops at Royal Arcade.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip app .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

St Kilda, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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 get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Leura Mall (in Leura) and Katoomba (Lost Bear Gallery, Katoomba Antique Centre, & more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and wander the streets of Pitt Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura Mall
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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