9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre and then wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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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.
On the 29th (Fri), take a stroll through Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, browse the exhibits of Brett Whiteley Studio, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Zoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
You'll get in some beach time at Half Moon Bay and Cape Woolamai Beach. Do your shopping at Collins St/Swanston St and FortyFiveDownstairs. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Ventnor Beach (in Ventnor), Cowes Beach (in Cowes) and YCW Beach (in Smiths Beach). Explore Melbourne further: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, wander the streets of Chapel Street, and kick back and relax at Sandridge Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phillip Island, YCW Beach, Cowes Beach, Ventnor Beach, Dendy Street Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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