21 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

21 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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21 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly + bus:  27​h
End: Belfast

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). Dedicate the 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning app .

Belfast, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Belfast to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Belfast in February, plan for warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in February, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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