25 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

25 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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25 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9​h
1
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

12
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney trip maker website .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Sydney Harbour National Park, Bilpin Cider Company
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 20th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne route maker tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

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 Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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