10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Sydney reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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