8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

4
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Art Gallery of NSW. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Head to Melbourne Central and Buxton Contemporaryfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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