9 days in Melbourne, Lara & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne, Lara & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne, Lara & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lara
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Lara.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Lara

Lara ©
Lara is a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong, 18 km north-east of the Geelong CBD, inland from the Princes Freeway to Melbourne.HistoryThe explorers Hume and Hovell arrived at Lara on December 16, 1824, believing that they had reached Westernport Bay. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Serendip Sanctuary, hike along Kevin Hoffman Walk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Roraima Nursery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Yarrabee Native Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lara online tour planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Lara in an hour. July in Lara sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lara

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Roraima Nursery ©
Roraima Nursery
Serendip Sanctuary ©
Serendip Sanctuary
Kevin Hoffman Walk ©
Kevin Hoffman Walk

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sydney Observatory. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lara to Sydney. Traveling from Lara in July, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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