19 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

19 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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19 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Cork
Fly:  29​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Cork

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Swan Lake Trail (in Summerlands) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

Cork, Ireland to Melbourne is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Cork to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cork in April, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Swan Lake Trail
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Hat Hill Gallery (in Blackheath) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hat Hill Gallery, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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