9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney — 3 nights

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 Nan Tien Temple. Get some historical perspective at Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Norah Head Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Justice & Police Museum, 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 11.5-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 catch the flight to Melbourne.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nightlife
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Melbourne — 2 nights

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 Parliament House of Victoria. St Paul's Cathedral and William Ricketts Sanctuary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Cape Schanck Lighthouse (in Cape Schanck) and Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 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) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sydney — 2 nights

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.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3 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.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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