6 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kiev
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  25​h
End: Kiev

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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney sightseeing site .

Kiev, Ukraine to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally appreciate the history behind Canberra Rotary Peace Bell.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Canberra driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Canberra at 19°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Historic Sites
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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