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

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.
Melbourne Central and Degraves Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit St. Kilda Beach and Cowes Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Moon Bay.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Kilda, Cape Woolamai Beach, Cowes Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and Clovelly. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, explore the galleries of Brett Whiteley Studio, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney journey planner .

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 February, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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