9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuching

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 Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip tool .

Kuching, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuching in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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