20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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20 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 10 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and get lost in a book at State Library Victoria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey maker site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. March in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

10
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Day FIne Art (in Blackheath), The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Taronga Zoo, Day FIne Art, The National Pass, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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