30 days in Sydney, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

30 days in Sydney, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

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30 days in Sydney, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Noosa
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 10 nights
End: Sydney

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney online journey planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mooloolaba (Sea Life Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach, & more), Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & McCarthy's Lookout). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Artisans Gallery, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Noosa River.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Noosa online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Australia Zoo, Artisans Gallery, Kings Beach
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Noosa to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

10
nights
Sydney

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Echo Point Lookout, & more). Dedicate the 22nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Enjoy Sydney some more: kick back and relax at Dee Why Beach, contemplate the long history of Government House, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney route planning website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 19°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Speed Boats Tours

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