11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides and Kalang Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Sorrento Front Beach and Pulpit Rock. Venture out of the city with trips to Bells Beach (in Torquay), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Lake Wendouree, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, stop by Tyde, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, and admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Cowes, Sorrento Front Beach, Bells Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides ©
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
Sorrento Front Beach ©
Sorrento Front Beach

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bronte Beach and Kissing Point Park. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Caves Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & The Giant Stairway), Palm Beach (in Palm Beach) and Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney road 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 April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bronte Beach, Kissing Point Park, Govetts Leap, Palm Beach
Highlights from your plan
Caves Beach ©
Caves Beach
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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