21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Lisbon

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

Lisbon, Portugal to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lisbon to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Venture out of the city with trips to Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Blue Mountains). And it doesn't end there: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Taronga Zoo, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Melbourne

Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine, and then stroll through St. Kilda Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Walking tours
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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