9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Darling Harbour, Streets of Barangaroo, Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Powerhouse Museum and Hyde Park.

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Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Sydney is colder than Manila - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Auburn Botanic Gardens
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cooks' Cottage, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rippon Lea Estate and Christ Church St Kilda. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at St Kilda Botanical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum of Australia.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St Kilda, Elsternwick, Brighton Bathing Boxes, Carlton BrewHouse
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chinatown, Paddy's Market, Vaucluse House, and other attractions.

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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 August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Elizabeth Bay House ©
Elizabeth Bay House
The Mint ©
The Mint

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