7 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Byron Bay Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Byron Bay Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Byron Bay Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  27​h
End: Toronto

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.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Melbourne, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Melbourne is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Darling Harbour and then kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sydney 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. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Thomgallery ©
Thomgallery

Similar Plans

8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDIA September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Australia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, relaxing, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne & Port Campbell BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT