8 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Mildura & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mildura
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Glasgow

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 16th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then get your game on at Zero Latency.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne travel route planner .

Glasgow, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 10 hours. September in Melbourne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 18th (Wed), look for gifts at Bushells On Tenth Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe, sample the fine beverages at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at Inflatable World, and finally brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Memorial & Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mildura online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Mildura takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mildura, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Mildura

Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games Museums
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Inflatable World ©
Inflatable World
Bushells On Tenth Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, then don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Mildura to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mildura in September since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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