5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Auckland Central


2
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 The Royal Botanic Garden, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning site .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland Central to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sydney when traveling from Auckland Central in April, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip maker tool .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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