18 days in Melbourne, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

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18 days in Melbourne, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  23​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Hamilton Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  26​h
End: Birmingham

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings, The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant and Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne attractions planner .

Birmingham, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Melbourne is 10 hours. When traveling from Birmingham in November, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant ©
The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

7
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hamilton Island holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hamilton Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Hamilton Island hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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3
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a stroll through The Rocks and then make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House and then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

Start your trip to Sydney by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hamilton Island in November, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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