5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Orlando

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 20th (Mon), meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Orlando, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Melbourne is 15 hours. Traveling from Orlando in May, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 63°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 70°F and lows at 54°F. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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