30 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

30 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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30 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 14 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 15 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Nadi, Viti Levu


14
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Sovereign Hill. Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park (in Langwarrin) and Warrandyte River Reserve (in Warrandyte). Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, hunt for treasures at Degraves Street, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planner .

Nadi, Fiji to Melbourne is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Nadi to Melbourne, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nadi in December, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (30°C), and nights are cooler (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Jewish Holocaust Centre, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Bellbird Picnic Area, Damper Creek Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 16:
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

15
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Brett Whiteley Studio and Australian National Maritime Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Katoomba (Gallery One88, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more), Bouddi National Park (in Killcare) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney online route planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bouddi National Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 31:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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