12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
You've now added The Calyx to your itinerary. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

6
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Chinatown, and other attractions you added.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Shopping, #Tours

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
State Library of Victoria ©
State Library of Victoria

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