23 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

23 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

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23 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Mildura
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Glasgow

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, and get in on the family fun at Flight Experience Flight Simulators.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

Glasgow, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 10 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toMildura.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

7
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mildura: Mungo National Park (in Balranald) and Perry Sandhills (in Wentworth). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery, learn about all things military at RAAF Memorial & Museum, walk around Merbein Common, and don't miss a visit to Lock 11.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mildura online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Mildura takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mildura, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wentworth, Buronga, Red Cliffs, Mungo National Park, Murray River
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Murray River ©
Murray River
Inflatable World ©
Inflatable World
Orange World ©
Orange World

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne
To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne tour planner.

Fly from Mildura to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mildura in September, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. You'll set off for Sydney on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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