19 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation maker website .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Fri), go for a walk through City Walk and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, and then don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Canberra tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in November since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Floriade ©
Floriade
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Spend the 27th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yarrunga Reserve.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach
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