9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Sydney
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wollongong Head Lighthouse and Norah Head Lighthouse. Get some historical perspective at Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Nan Tien Temple. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, steep yourself in 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.
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rippon Lea Estate and William Ricketts Sanctuary. St Paul's Cathedral and Melbourne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale) and Cape Schanck Lighthouse (in Cape Schanck). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary tool.

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) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 2 nights

The Harbour City

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.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

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.
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