3 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

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day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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