14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Sydney

— 5 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Step out of Sydney to go to Wentworth Falls and see Wentworth Falls Lookout, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney journey planner.

Seattle, USA to Sydney is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 18 hours. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 81°F and lows about 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

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Melbourne

— 6 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to The Great Ocean Road and Royal Botanic Gardens. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and get your game on at Zero Latency.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

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