5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Perth

1
night
Melbourne

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 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Perth to Melbourne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Perth in July: highs in Melbourne hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then take a stroll through The Rocks, and finally snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge. On the next day, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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