22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Colorado Springs

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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Bouddi National Park (in Killcare) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Kamay Botany Bay National Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey tool .

Phoenix, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Sydney is 17 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in February, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Bouddi National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trin Warren Tam-boore. We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Yea (Yea Wetlands & Y Water Discovery Centre), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Yea, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 3:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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