11 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 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 in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder site.

Hong Kong, China to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Hong Kong to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Hong Kong in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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