5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  6​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Queenstown

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip maker .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 6-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Queenstown to Sydney due to the time zone difference. January in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough 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
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Flinders Street Station and then admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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