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: Auckland
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Auckland

1
night
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 14th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Brisbane is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland to Brisbane. When traveling from Auckland in April, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Brisbane: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

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You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Fitzroy Gardens. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

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Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In April, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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