9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wollongong Head Lighthouse and Sydney Harbour Circle Walk. Get some historical perspective at Nan Tien Temple and Justice & Police Museum. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Norah Head Lighthouse in Norah Head, approximately Norah Head away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, wander the streets of The Rocks, and visit Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in August, expect Sydney to be colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Wollongong, Norah Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rippon Lea Estate and Cape Schanck Lighthouse. William Ricketts Sanctuary and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail in Lilydale, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and admire the masterpieces at ArtVo.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Rippon Lea Estate, Cape Schanck Lighthouse, Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, William Ricketts Sanctuary
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rippon Lea Estate ©
Rippon Lea Estate
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 30th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse, then get engrossed in the history at Sydney Jewish Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Jewish Museum ©
Sydney Jewish Museum
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Hyde Park Barracks ©
Hyde Park Barracks

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 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 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 11 days in Melbourne, Brighton & Sydney BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights 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 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 13 days in Melbourne & Brighton BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans