8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  24​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Stockholm

1
night
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 8th (Mon), examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online road trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Stockholm in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of The Rocks, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Darwin online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Darwin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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