15 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get in on the family fun at Adventure World Perth Australia, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Perth day trip planning website .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect nights in Perth to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Perth Zoo, Scarborough Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Caversham Wildlife Park, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Baluk Arts (in Mornington) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Perth in February, with highs in Melbourne at 32°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Baluk Arts, The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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