10 days in Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
End: Mooloolaba

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Museum of Brisbane and Brisbane Greeters. On the 28th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier. On your second day here, squeeze the most out of the city with Brisbane Greeters, see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, and then snap pictures at Story Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planner .

Manila, Philippines to Brisbane is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Brisbane. Traveling from Manila in October, things will get a bit cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Royal Botanic Gardens, Queen Victoria Market, Rod Laver Arena, and other attractions. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planning website .

Getting from Brisbane to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Shopping
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Rod Laver Arena ©
Rod Laver Arena

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes I'm Free Walking Tours, Darling Harbour and St. Mary's Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): wander the streets of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, gain a rich perspective with I'm Free Walking Tours, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online attractions planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in November, with lows around 19°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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