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:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online day trip planner .

Kuching, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuching to Sydney is 2 hours. Traveling from Kuching in June, expect Sydney to be cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, wander the streets of Melbourne Laneways, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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