9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Melbourne Itinerary

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Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

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 Walkabout Wildlife Sanctuary and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, wander the streets of The Rocks, and listen to music at Sydney Opera House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney visit planner.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Manila in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Melbourne

— 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

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 Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale), Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the eclectic array of goods at South Melbourne Market, and have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online travel route planner.

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

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Sydney

— 2 nights

The Harbour City

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

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. In August, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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