8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Popular historic sites such as St Thomas Becket Church and Macquarie Lighthouse are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Manila in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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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 some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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