18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 14 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

14
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, thencatch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, thenkick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip tool.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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