20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 11 nights
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights

11
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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre. The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at ATTY Gallery, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the striking features of Queen Victoria Building, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip tool.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in December, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Bouddi National Park, Katoomba Cascades, Wentworth Falls, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Get outdoors at The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), Kitty Miller Bay (in Ventnor) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, wander the streets of Melbourne Central, and get a taste of the local shopping with Federation Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill, Kitty Miller Bay, Cape Woolamai Beach, Koala Conservation Centre
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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