8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Riyadh

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Riyadh to Sydney, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
On the 27th (Wed), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. 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 get your game on at Zero Latency.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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