50 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

50 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 24 nights
2
Sydney
— 23 nights

24
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like The Great Ocean Road and Werribee Open Range Zoo will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Ballarat (Lake Wendouree & Ballarat Wildlife Park), The Rip (in Queenscliff) and B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia (in Werribee). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Melbourne is 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Ballarat, Coldstream, Phillip Island, Daylesford
Find places to stay Dec 20 — Jan 13:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

23
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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Katoomba (Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Lady Darley Lookout Track, &more) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planning site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls, Hat Hill Gallery
Find places to stay Jan 13 — Feb 5:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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