6 days in Yarra Valley, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

6 days in Yarra Valley, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1 h
1
Healesville
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

1
day
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at Yileena Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Healesville online tour builder.

Melbourne to Healesville is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Healesville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Healesville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yileena Park, Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Yileena Park ©
Yileena Park

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Flinders Street Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Healesville to Melbourne in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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