21 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

21 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

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21 days in Greater Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  29​h
1
St Kilda
— 7 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  3​h 45​min
2
Mosman
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Penrith
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Amsterdam

7
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Kilda: Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo, Victoria State Rose Garden, & more), Chelsea Beach (in Chelsea) and Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, admire the natural beauty at Rippon Lea, identify plant and animal life at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, and make a splash at Melbourne Cable Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St Kilda driving holiday site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to St Kilda is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: highs in St Kilda hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mosman.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Werribee, Berwick, Elsternwick, Melbourne Cable Park, Collingwood Children's Farm
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

6
nights
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mosman: Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown), Cronulla (Shelly Beach RockPool & Cronulla Beach Walk) and Wet 'n' Wild Sydney (in Prospect). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach, kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mosman itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from St Kilda to Mosman takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from St Kilda in December since evenings lows in Mosman dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vaucluse, Cronulla, Manly, Wet 'n' Wild Sydney, Tamarama Beach
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to The Australian Botanic Garden (in Mount Annan), Ultimate Karting Sydney (in Narellan) and Campbelltown Sports Stadium (in Leumeah). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Downunder, look for gifts at Trash and Treasure Grand Bazaar, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Australian Brewery, and make a trip to Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural & Education Centre.

Make your Penrith itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Mosman to Penrith in an hour. December in Penrith sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rouse Hill, Ultimate Karting Sydney, The Australian Botanic Garden, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown Sports Stadium
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iFLY Downunder ©
iFLY Downunder
Campbelltown Sports Stadium ©
Campbelltown Sports Stadium
Warwick Farm Racecourse ©
Warwick Farm Racecourse

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