8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel route maker

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Sydney

— 3 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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum are in your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brett Whiteley Studio and ATTY Gallery. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip tool.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Hanoi to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Melbourne

— 3 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then browse the different shops at Royal Arcade.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife