10 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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10 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

Seattle
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Seattle

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 29th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, make a trip to Block Arcade, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation planning tool .

Seattle, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 18 hours traveling from Seattle to Melbourne. When traveling from Seattle in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Step out of Brisbane to go to Main Beach and see Sea World Theme Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online journey planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Brisbane is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 77°F and lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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