Information about flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Melbourne, home to over 4 million residents, and ranked fourth most liveable city in Monocle's 2015 Quality of Life Survey rankings was given its name by none other than Queen Victoria, after whom the state of Victoria is proudly named after. Melbourne, proud of it rich history, specifically the discovery of gold which helped to renovate the original town settlement into the cosmopolitan wonder we have today.
A century of prosperity has transformed Melbourne into one of the wealthiest cities in the entire world, allowing the city to boast around its gothic styled cathedrals, imposing civil buildings, modern museums and grand parks. With the most extensive street car network in the world, travelling around Melbourne is a convenience in itself. Melbourne has attractions for kinds of tourists, weather your interest lie in historical areas, cultural sites, social gatherings or architectural phenomena’s, tourists will have their hand full visiting the colossal wonders Melbourne offers, from the outstanding 360 views on top of the Eureka Tower to the famous Boxes of Brighton beach. Tourists are encouraged to enjoy all the wonders this famous city has to offer with the vintage smell of roasted Melbourne coffee beans high on the air.
If you head north east from Melbourne for approximately 900 kilometres, walk for about 200 hours or fly for an hour you’ll be ecstatic to find yourself in the capital of New South Wales and largest city in Australia, Sydney. Touching the mighty Pacific Ocean, spoilt with year round sunshine and having well over 100 beaches Sydney is the place where you want enjoy your time off. Sydney has quickly established itself as one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, with over 250 different languages spoken and more than one third of its residential population of 4.84 million speaking a language other than English.
The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Sydney is definitely the famous Sydney Opera House, since it’s opening on October 20th, 1973 it has attracted interest far and near, in no small part due to its modern and expressionist Architecture. Even though ticket prices vary depending on the show viewing there are frequent backstage tours which allow you to view this historical and monumental building up close. Another highly sought after attraction is the Sydney tower. This colossal wonder is an iconic viewing platform where you can fully enjoy the beautiful city of Sydney and fortunately tickets will only set you back a few Australian Dollars. For the more adventurous located at Milsons point is the ever popular and family friendly Luna Amusement Park. The parks priority is fun, allowing you to throw parties for kids, stage a gala and even for the more unconventional stage a wedding. The park offers various tickets from a day pass which is as little as 25 Australian Dollars to an annual pass for 99 Dollars. Due to its cultural diversity when it comes to food you can find everything in Sydney from designer ice-creams to nice juicy burgers on the beach there’s definitely something for the whole family.
Being the largest city in Australia Sydney utilises numerous ways for travellers to get around the city in the form of trains, busses, ferries and light rails getting where you want is never hard especially when the people are always ready to offer a helping hand, With busses being the cheapest mode of transport only a couple of dollars to ferries and train’s charging only a little more travellers shouldn’t have a hard time getting where they want to go . Being a lively and energetic city Sydney is definitely the place to take a break and enjoy life down under.