22 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London


5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fremantle Prison and Aviation Heritage Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Cottesloe Beach and City Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries, The Fremantle Round House, & more), Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon) and Illusionary Art (in Herne Hill). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, examine the collection at Motor Museum of Western Australia, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

Plan trip to Perth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth. In September, daytime highs in Perth are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Illusionary Art, The Railway Museum, City Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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 outdoors at The Great Ocean Road and St. Kilda Beach. Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Scienceworks, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Jewish Holocaust Centre
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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