5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Melbourne 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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
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 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Melbourne trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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