9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Appreciate the collections at Brett Whiteley Studio and Art Gallery of New South Wales. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, browse the exhibits of ATTY Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney vacation app .

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Sydney is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Federation Square. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday planning tool .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 30th (Fri), take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, then explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art, and finally look for gifts at Jason Ree.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney attractions site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
White Rabbit Gallery ©
White Rabbit Gallery
St Thomas Becket Church ©
St Thomas Becket Church

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