5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 5th (Thu), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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