8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary planning app .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House for their historical value. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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