9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian National Maritime Museum and Powerhouse Museum. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, look and learn at Sydney Observatory, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip tool.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. In August, Sydney is cooler than Manila - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday builder app.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary maker tool.

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 somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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