8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne route planner .

Manila, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. In August, Melbourne is cooler than Manila - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Brett Whiteley Studio and Sydney Opera House. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and ATTY Gallery capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building, and browse the exhibits of Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary builder app .

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 somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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