8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

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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 Buxton Contemporary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

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Manila, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly 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 Juniper Hall will appeal to history buffs. Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Opera House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: stop by Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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