9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Katoomba--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Surabaya to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Surabaya in December, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre. Shop till you drop at Federation Square and Melbourne Central. Venture out of the city with trips to Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve (in Rhyll) and Phillip Island Wildlife Park (in Cowes). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in the exciting artwork at Craft Victoria, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cowes, The Great Ocean Road, Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve, Cape Woolamai Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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