14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
End: Sydney

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Collins St/Swanston St and Readings Book Shop. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get some fabulous bargains at DFO South Wharf, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

6
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.
Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Giulians. Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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