9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Art Gallery of New South Wales, Hyde Park, Circular Quay, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in September, with highs in Sydney at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Street Art Tours, Escape Discovery Adventures, and other attractions you added. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get lost in a book at State Library Victoria.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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