8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney travel planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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