9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

4
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Eastern Beach Reserve and Rod Laver Arena. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty 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 traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne holiday maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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