10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  23​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chicago

2
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.
Visit Manly Beach and Bondi Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Clovelly will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip app .

Chicago, USA to Sydney is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Sydney is 16 hours. Traveling from Chicago in February, things will get much hotter in Sydney: highs are around 80°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

North Head Sanctuary
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Visiting Koala Conservation Centre and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Shrine of Remembrance and HMAS Castlemaine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Phillip Island Wildlife Park (in Cowes) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Melbourne (Hare Krishna Temple), take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the landmark architecture of Old Safety Deposit Building.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cowes, The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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