23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

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

12
nights
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 Shelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Blue Mountains National Park (Pulpit Rock Lookout & The National Pass), Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Wentworth Falls) and Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Manly, Katoomba, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

10
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Cowes Beach. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trin Warren Tam-boore will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Quealy Winemakers (in Balnarring), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park & Koala Conservation Centre). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandridge Beach, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowes, Flynns Beach, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Quealy Winemakers
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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