25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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25 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Jerusalem

11
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 find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 3rd (Thu) 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, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Princes Pier, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

11
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney route planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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