6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5 h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Perth

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Powerhouse Museum, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Madame Tussauds Sydney, and other attractions. On the 25th (Sat), gain insight with Free Tours Sydney - Walking & Bus Tours, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Sydney, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and finally snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning site .

Perth to Sydney is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in January, plan for little chillier days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Tours Childrens Museums
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, take a memorable tour with Tours, and browse the collection at State Library Victoria.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Melbourne, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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