22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 14th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online tour planner .

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in November, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

11
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.
Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see The Three Sisters, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. On the 18th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Sydney day trip website .

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 November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, The Three Sisters
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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