22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brussels

9
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 Lake Wendouree and Phillip Island Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Art Gallery of Ballarat and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach, explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Melbourne. When traveling from Brussels in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Torquay, Eastern Beach Reserve, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 6:
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

9
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Visit Nan Tien Temple and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, hike along Manly Scenic Walkway, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Wollongong, Caves Beach, Terrigal Beach
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 15:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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