31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Whitsunday Island Itinerary

31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Whitsunday Island Itinerary

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31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Whitsunday Island Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 15 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Whitsunday Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Malaga

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 20th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip site .

Madrid, Spain to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 9 hours. Traveling from Madrid in October, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
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 Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll set off for Whitsunday Island on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Whitsunday Island is known for beaches and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Whitehaven Beach, step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island trip website .

You can fly from Sydney to Whitsunday Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Whitsunday Island: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 9th (Sat), you're off toSydney.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 10th (Sun), engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, contemplate the long history of Elizabeth Bay House, then explore the activities along Watson's Bay, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip website .

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in November, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. On the 12th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Watsons Bay ©
Watsons Bay
Powerhouse Museum ©
Powerhouse Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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