26 days in Sydney, Port Campbell & Melbourne Itinerary

26 days in Sydney, Port Campbell & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 10 nights
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
3
Melbourne
— 11 nights

10
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Palm Beach (in Palm Beach), Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park Rail) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, stroll through The Giant Stairway, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sydney sightseeing planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Sydney is 10 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in March, with highs in Sydney at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura Mall, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Palm Beach
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore and take pictures at Loch Ard Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, then get outside with The Arch, and finally go for a walk through Port Campbell Scenic Lookout. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Johanna Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Sydney to Port Campbell in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Johanna Beach
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
The Arch ©
The Arch

11
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Brighton Beach and Safety Beach. Popular historic sites such as William Ricketts Sanctuary and Cape Schanck Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), Frankston Beach (in Frankston) and Bells Beach (in Torquay). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at You Yangs Regional Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Rye Beach, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the striking landscape of Dandenong Ranges National Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder site.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

St Kilda Pier, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Safety Beach, You Yangs Regional Park, Split Point Lighthouse
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ArtVo ©
ArtVo
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©

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