8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Queenstown

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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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Brisbane is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Brisbane is minus 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
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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.
Dedicate the 7th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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