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 Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Walkabout Wildlife Sanctuary (in Calga) and Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Head Sanctuary.

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Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Manila in August, expect Sydney to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

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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 Coffee & Tea Tours. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda), Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Portsea). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can 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.

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Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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