18 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

18 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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18 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  28​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Barcelona

7
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.
The Rocks and Sydney Opera House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Bouddi National Park (in Killcare). Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney journey app .

Barcelona, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in July, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Bouddi National Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Wentworth Falls, Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots Church are in your itinerary. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Church.

To find ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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