32 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

32 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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32 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 16 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 14 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

16
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Leura (Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Elysian Rock Lookout, & more), Katoomba (Bridal Veil Falls, Wentworth Falls, & more) and Sydney Tramway Museum (in Loftus). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. In October, Sydney is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Leura, Lincoln's Rock, Marie Byles Lookout
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 18:
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo). Dedicate the 23rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 30th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Panorama Garden Estate, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Australian Galleries, Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church, Jewish Holocaust Centre
Find places to stay Oct 18 — Nov 1:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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