8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  13​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, explore and take pictures at Fitzroy Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning website .

Cebu City, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cebu City in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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