11 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Oslo

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: wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary website .

Oslo, Norway to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane visit planner .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Brisbane are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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

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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in May, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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