8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Macquarie Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planning app.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Manila in August, expect Sydney to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Parliament House of Victoria. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

Plan my day in Melbourne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

Similar plans

12 days in Melbourne, Australian Capital Territory & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM BRUNEI DARUSSALAM July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, relaxing, romantic, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, relaxing, romantic, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans