9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

North Head Sanctuary
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Appreciate the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and HMAS Castlemaine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Koala Conservation Centre and Melbourne Zoo. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Koala Conservation Centre, St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 24th (Wed), wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip maker website .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Nightlife
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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