22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

11
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters, & more) and The Australiana Pioneer Village (in Wilberforce). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip website .

Perth to Sydney is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in November, expect nights in Sydney to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, The Australiana Pioneer Village, Wentworth Falls, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 15:
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

10
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: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Anglesea Surf Centre (in Anglesea) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in November since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Anglesea Surf Centre, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 25:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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