10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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 some cultural insight at Gallery of Modern Art and Nepalese Pagoda. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brisbane itinerary builder site .

Melbourne to Brisbane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Melbourne in February, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

4
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Victoria Barracks. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of East Melbourne Synagogue, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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