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 Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stop by Darling Harbour, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also fly. 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 catch the flight 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 Coffee & Tea Tours and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale), Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Portsea). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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 fly 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 hours. Other options are to 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 · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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