22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Avoca Beach (in Terrigal). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sydney is 10 hours. Traveling from London in November, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Avoca Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 3rd (Tue) 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, don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne route planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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