8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Hanoi

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 some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne online road trip planner .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Melbourne is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Hanoi to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, shop like a local with Queen Victoria Building, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in January since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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