4 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

4 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then stroll through Bondi Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 24th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

Plan my trip to Melbourne with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can 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 December, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

8 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Sydney & Leura BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Forster & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Australia BY A USER FROM HONG KONG February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM CANADA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans