10 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Nadi, Viti Levu

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, shop like a local with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker site .

Nadi, Fiji to Sydney is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nadi to Sydney. Traveling from Nadi in October, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Museums Parks
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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.
Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia capture your imagination. Head to Melbourne Central and Readings Book Shopfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, and look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Melbourne to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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