8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney & Suburbs Itinerary

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and Buxton Contemporary. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Galleria Shopping Plaza. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

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Manila, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. 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 travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
The Rocks and Juniper Hall will appeal to history buffs. Sydney Opera House and ATTY Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, admire the striking features of Queen Victoria Building, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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