60 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

60 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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60 days in Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

30
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Federation Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute (in Ballarat), Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park & Koala Conservation Centre) and Woodlands Historic Park (in Greenvale). Make the 4th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Lorne Beach. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday maker tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In January in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

St Kilda, Cowes, Blackburn, Ballarat, Rhyll
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

29
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. Visit The Rocks and The National Pass for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Wentworth Falls (Falls Gallery & Wentworth Falls) and Blue Mountains National Park (Pulpit Rock Lookout & Lincoln's Rock). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls, Bondi
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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