6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 26th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip maker app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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