8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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Melbourne

— 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Galleria Shopping Plaza. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in the exciting artwork at Buxton Contemporary, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum.

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Manila, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Manila in August, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum will appeal to history buffs. Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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