8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  32​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Zipline
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Zipline

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery of Ballarat or Degraves Street. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park in Ballarat (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, get a new perspective on things with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Ballarat
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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