5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Perth

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day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth day trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Perth. In September in Perth, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
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 25th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

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You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through The Rocks, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at Elizabeth Bay House, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip site .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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