50 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

50 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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Melbourne

— 24 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like The Great Ocean Road and Walking tours will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee (B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia & Werribee Open Range Zoo), The Rip (in Queenscliff) and Ballarat (Lake Wendouree & Ballarat Wildlife Park). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Melbourne is 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Sydney

— 23 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Katoomba (Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Lady Darley Lookout Track, &more) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and get your game on at Flight Experience.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips