8 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne attractions planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Brisbane. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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City Botanic Gardens

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