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: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Melbourne

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, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel app .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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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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