9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Change things up with a short trip to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale (about 1h 05 min away). Spend the 31st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder app .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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.
When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market

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