24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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24 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 20 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

20
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 Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock & The National Pass), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, & more) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Dedicate the 6th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 11th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Taronga Zoo, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Block Arcade, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can 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 March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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