22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly + train:  26​h
End: Bristol

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
National Gallery of Victoria and Immigration Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour builder .

Bristol, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Bristol to Melbourne. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and The Rocks Discovery Museum. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Muogamarra Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 21:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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