20 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Canberra
— 4 nights
3
Melbourne
— 8 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Sydney is an approximately 20-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Sydney. October in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, get curious at Questacon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip planner.

Drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Canberra at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Tortured Gum Brewery
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

8
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder website.

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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