7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

3
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Green Point Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Becket Church.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
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 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, then meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then browse the collection at State Library of Victoria. On your second day here, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne journey planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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