14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  14​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Queen Victoria Building and ATTY Gallery. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Historical Aircraft Restoration Society in Albion Park Rail--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, browse the exhibits of Justice & Police Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum of Sydney, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hanoi to Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and Federation Square. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Kitty Miller Bay. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to National Vietnam Veterans Museum in Newhaven--about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take a stroll through Melbourne Central, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 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. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Kitty Miller Bay, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum

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