13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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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.
Shop till you drop at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Melbourne Central. Get a sense of the local culture at St Paul's Cathedral and Melbourne Museum. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Ballarat Wildlife Park in Ballarat--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, visit Degraves Street, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Melbourne is 18 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Visit Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and explore and take pictures at Wentworth Falls Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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