9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  10​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Degraves Streetfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne travel route planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Melbourne is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jakarta in March, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Gallery. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

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

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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