6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
End: Adelaide

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Scots Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Aquinas' Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne road trip site .

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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 31st (Mon): wander the streets of The Rocks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lady Bay. On the next day, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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