19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey builder tool .

Doha, Qatar to Sydney is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Sydney, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Sydney is cooler than Doha - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Logan Brae Orchard
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

10
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston St. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Maddens Rise in Coldstream--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and browse the different shops at Royal Arcade.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne tour builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 7°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Maddens Rise
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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