9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Opal Mindedfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney sightseeing site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Head to Melbourne Central and Ambiance Giftsfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Pearcedale to see Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, look for gifts at The Australian Natural Soap, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne visit website .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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