13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Vancouver

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.
Shop till you drop at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Melbourne Central. Get a sense of the local culture at Degraves Street and National Gallery of Victoria. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Ballarat Wildlife Park in Ballarat--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Lygon Street, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder.

Vancouver, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from Vancouver to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In August, Melbourne is slightly colder than Vancouver - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ballarat
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Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Wentworth Falls. Visit Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong). There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In August, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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