35 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

35 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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35 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 11 nights
End: Brisbane

13
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 24th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker app .

Brisbane to Melbourne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

10
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.
Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Surfers Paradise (SkyPoint Observation Deck & Surfer's Paradise Beach), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Kondalilla National Park. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Caloundra, Surfers Paradise, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World Theme Park, Mooloolaba Beach
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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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