39 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

39 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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39 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 20 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 17 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

20
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Newport Beach. Visit The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip app .

Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Sydney. Traveling from Bangkok in November, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mosman, Wentworth Falls, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Rick Rutherford's Country, Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 22:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

17
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Tyabb Packing House Antiques (in Tyabb). Spend the 1st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 28th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, and browse the different shops at Melbourne Central.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Parks

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, Rotary's Camberwell Sunday Market, St. Kilda Beach, Tyabb Packing House Antiques
Find places to stay Nov 22 — Dec 9:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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