15 days in Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne & Greater Sydney Itinerary

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Start: Goa
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Manly
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  24 h
End: Goa

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Buxton Contemporaryfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery of Victoria and The Blender Studios. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

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

Goa, India to Melbourne is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Goa to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Goa in January, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Get some cultural insight at Vaucluse House and Mosman Art Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Aboriginal Fine Art and Craft or Joel Coleman Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Manly: Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola), Warriewood Beach (in Warriewood) and Mona Vale Beach (in Mona Vale). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manly journey planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Manly by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Manly, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mosman, Bilgola Beach, Warriewood Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Vaucluse House
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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