7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Siem Reap
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Siem Reap


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 7th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then shop like a local with Melbourne Central. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then wander the streets of Degraves Street.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip maker website .

Siem Reap, Cambodia to Melbourne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Siem Reap to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Siem Reap in October, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, view the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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