20 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City


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.
Explore hidden gems such as Blue Mountains and Wentworth Falls. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney is 3 hours. In April, Sydney is cooler than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Blowhole, Shelly Beach, Jenolan Caves
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Portrait Gallery and Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas and Canberra Rotary Peace Bell are in your itinerary. Explore Canberra's surroundings by going to Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines (in Bredbo) and X Gallery (in Bungendore). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, explore the striking landscape of Australian National Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Canberra Centenary Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Canberra travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Canberra when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bungendore, Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Healesville Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen), Daylesford (Bokeh & Spas & Wellness) and Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden (in Marysville). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Melbourne, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Daylesford, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Art Gallery of Ballarat, St. Kilda Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Balloon Rides
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

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