4 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

4 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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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

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), take a stroll through The Rocks, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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