12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trin Warren Tam-boore will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, look for all kinds of wild species at Warrandyte State Park, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne route builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, look for all kinds of wild species at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Taronga Zoo, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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