5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

Plan trip to Sydney with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get much hotter in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
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 21st (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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