8 days in Melbourne & Surrounds & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Surrounds & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Surrounds & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and The Australian Natural Soap. Spend the 17th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne sightseeing website .

Manila, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in April, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building (QVB). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

North Head Sanctuary
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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