7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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 16th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Rocks, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and Melbourne Central. Take a break from the city and head to Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat), Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen) and Daylesford (Stony Creek Gallery & Spas). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Degraves Street, browse the exhibits of Australian Print Workshop, view the masterpieces at Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Daylesford, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Australian Print Workshop
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Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden ©
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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