21 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

21 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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21 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  24​h
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Degraves Street. Visiting Ballarat Wildlife Park and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Daylesford (Convent Gallery & Spas & Wellness) and Kryal Castle (in Ballarat). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, shop like a local with Melbourne Central, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Melbourne. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in September; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Spas & Wellness
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Brisbane and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Take a break from the city and head to Burleigh Head National Park and Kings Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Mooloolaba (Scuba & Snorkeling & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta) and Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). Spend the 24th (Mon) with some fine spirits on a distillery tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Maroochydore Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Montville Art Gallery, explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium, and wander the streets of West End.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip maker app .

Getting from Melbourne to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, Brisbane is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Maleny, Mooloolaba, Montville Art Gallery, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Kings Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
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Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nan Tien Temple and Southern Highland Wines. Take a break from the city and head to Kiama Blowhole and Wentworth Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal), Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Munmorah State Conservation Area, and learn about winemaking at Dryridge Estate.

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You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Megalong Valley, Katoomba, Munmorah State Conservation Area, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Kiama Blowhole
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
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Blue Mountains
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Wentworth Falls

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