7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Leipzig
+2
train + bus + Fly:  28​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  26​h
End: Leipzig

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 4th (Fri), hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and then kick back and relax at Clovelly.

To see maps and tourist information, read Sydney online day trip planner .

Leipzig, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Leipzig to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In January, Sydney is much hotter than Leipzig - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Melbourne route website .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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