8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

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.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne route app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
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, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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