8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Museum and Italian Museum and Historical Society will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Wendouree and Art Gallery of Ballarat. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ballarat
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Balloon Rides
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Everglades Historic House and Gardens and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Bowral to see Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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