11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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1
Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (The Road Builders Memorial, The Three Sisters, &more) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Sydney is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Wentworth Falls
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St Kilda, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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