11 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Jakarta

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jakarta, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane holiday builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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