15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Museum of Sydney, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and finally meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Customs House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach, then get to know the resident critters at Taronga Zoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip site .

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Sydney is colder than Manila - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Museum of Sydney ©
Museum of Sydney
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©

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.
Visit St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay for some beach relaxation. You'll explore and learn at Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip tool .

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 April, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). See even more of Sydney: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney driving holiday planner .

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 April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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