9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Tours Sydney - Walking & Bus Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga). And it doesn't end there: visit Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, don't miss a visit to Wollongong Head Lighthouse, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Sydney. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manila in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Manly, Corridor of Oaks, Bilpin Cider Company, Wollongong Head Lighthouse, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Panorama Garden Estate and Coffee & Tea Tours. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Portsea) and Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, get your game on at Zero Latency, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Panorama Garden Estate, Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, St Kilda Pier, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 29th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair and then walk around Centennial Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Manly, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Dolphin & Whale Watching
North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary

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