20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Manly Beach and Palm Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelly Beach and Wentworth Falls. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Katoomba, about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning app .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Palm Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

11
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at Eastern Beach Reserve and McCrae Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Ballarat Wildlife Park and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat (The Crafty Squirrel & Lake Wendouree), Somers Beach (in Somers) and Cowes (A Maze'N Things & Phillip Island Wildlife Park). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip 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 February, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. You will leave for home on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, St Kilda, Cowes, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Enchanted Adventure Garden
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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