7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Lisbon

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Damper Creek Reserve.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online travel route planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Melbourne is 10 hours. When traveling from Lisbon in January, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Damper Creek Reserve
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St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Damper Creek Reserve ©
Damper Creek Reserve

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Speed Boats Tours. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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