12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Noosa Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Noosa Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 35 min away. Dedicate the 8th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Essendon Railway Station.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online route planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. In October, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Noosa

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Mooloolaba (SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Noosa Spa, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, and take a stroll through Hastings Street.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Noosa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips