5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Appreciate the collections at Brett Whiteley Studio and Billich Gallery. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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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.
On the 30th (Tue), walk around Royal Botanic Gardens, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then wander the streets of Melbourne Central. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Degraves Street.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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