8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Kitty Miller Bay. Head to Melbourne Central and Ambiance Giftsfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Kitty Miller Bay, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Koala Conservation Centre
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. On the next day, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, then make a trip to Queen Victoria Building, and finally hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 3:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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