18 days in Sydney, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

18 days in Sydney, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

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18 days in Sydney, Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney online sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In March, Sydney is a bit cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Katoomba
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site & Three Capes Track) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 16th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, Hobart is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 19th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Hobart in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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