9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Sydney
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Sydney

— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Giant Stairway and Wentworth Falls Lookout. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Sydney is 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yarra River and St. Patrick's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Four Pillars Distillery (in Healesville) and Blue Lotus Water Garden (in Yarra Junction). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, browse the eclectic array of goods at South Melbourne Market, and take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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