6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Zoo. Museum-lovers will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St, and browse the different shops at South Melbourne Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

3
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.
On the 9th (Sun), browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, then stop by Opal Minded, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore by horseback at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures and then look for all kinds of wild species at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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