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Sydney — 2 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and finally stroll through Bondi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then wander the streets of The Rocks, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney itinerary builder site.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kota Kinabalu in December; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 1 night

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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