24 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

24 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

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24 days in Melbourne, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  7​h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 5 nights
+2
train + foot + bus:  81​h
3
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Hong Kong

6
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've now added Cricket: Boxing Day Test to your itinerary. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne sightseeing website .

Auckland, New Zealand to Melbourne is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Melbourne, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Events Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
You've now added Travel Western Australia to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Swan River. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and St. Mary's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Penguin Island (in Rockingham). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and don't miss a visit to Spanda.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth holiday website .

Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Perth are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, Penguin Island
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Travel Western Australia ©
Travel Western Australia

9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Diamond Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Bondi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Perth to Sydney in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Wentworth Falls
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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