29 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

29 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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29 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 15 nights
Fly + train:  27​h
End: Exeter

10
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Echo Point Lookout and Wentworth Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Werri Beach (in Gerringong) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). Dedicate the 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, make a trip to Leura Cascades, and hike along The Giant Stairway.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Exeter to Sydney. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Terrigal Beach, Palm Beach, Govetts Leap
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Echo Point Lookout ©
Echo Point Lookout
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

15
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastern Beach Reserve and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (The Crafty Squirrel, Ballarat Wildlife Park, & more), Daylesford (Lake Daylesford & Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens) and Geelong Botanical Gardens (in Geelong). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bells Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Yarra River, stroll through Somers Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Geelong, Daylesford, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Point Nepean National Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford

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