5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  23​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take a stroll through Degraves Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool .

Dallas, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. Traveling from Dallas to Melbourne, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in March: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 78°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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.
On the 21st (Thu), contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, and finally kick back and relax at Shelly Beach. Keep things going the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour, then browse the eclectic array of goods at The Rocks Markets, then see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Ocean Beach
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Manly Scenic Walkway ©
Manly Scenic Walkway

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