7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey planning tool .

Helsinki, Finland to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Helsinki to Melbourne. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than Helsinki - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then take a stroll through The Rocks, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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