7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner

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Melbourne
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Melbourne

— 1 day

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Damper Creek Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday builder website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Lisbon to Melbourne. When traveling from Lisbon in January, plan for much warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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