57 days in Melbourne, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

57 days in Melbourne, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

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57 days in Melbourne, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 18 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Newcastle
— 18 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 17 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Dublin

18
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

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Dublin, Ireland to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dublin to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach, Myuna Farm
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

18
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle: Villa d'Esta Vineyard (in Dyers Crossing), Fingal Bay (Fingal Bay Beach & Barry Park) and Shoal Bay (Box Beach, Tomaree Head, & more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cellito Beach, learn about winemaking at Hungerford Hill Wines, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newcastle road trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Newcastle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Newcastle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Shoal Bay, Hawks Nest, Fingal Bay, Speers Point Park
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse

17
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Pulpit Rock Lookout), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, push the limits with an extreme tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip app .

You can drive from Newcastle to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Newcastle in October, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Mosman, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Wentworth Falls
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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