19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

12
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.
Circular Quay has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll set off for Melbourne on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Luna Park Sydney
Find places to stay Dec 20 — Jan 1:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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