16 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth Itinerary

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Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
3
Perth
— 4 nights

3
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.
Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Customs House will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, and stop by Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to Sydney is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Sydney, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Bronte Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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 off the beaten path and head to St Paul's Cathedral and Brighton Beach. You'll explore and learn at ArtVo and Melbourne Museum. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to RAAF Museum (in Point Cook), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Ballarat (Lydiard Street, Art Gallery of Ballarat, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Thomas Aquinas' Church.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 68°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Brighton Beach, RAAF Museum, Eastern Beach Reserve
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
WA Shipwrecks Museum and The Nostalgia Box Museum will appeal to museum buffs. We've included these beaches for you: City Beach and Rockingham Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Palm Beach (in Rockingham) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Scitech, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Aspects of Kings Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sorrento Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Perth tour planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Perth reach 80°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockingham, Sorrento Beach, Mettam's Pool, Warnbro Beach, WA Shipwrecks Museum
Highlights from your plan
City Beach ©
City Beach
WA Shipwrecks Museum ©
WA Shipwrecks Museum
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

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