24 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

24 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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24 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Praslin Island
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 16 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Praslin Island

16
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Dedicate the 15th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 21st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning tool .

Praslin Island, Seychelles to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Praslin Island to Melbourne is 6 hours. When traveling from Praslin Island in November, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

5
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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in November, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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