11 days in Sydney, Brisbane Region & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Brisbane Region & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Brisbane Region & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai

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: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey maker site .

Chennai, India to Sydney is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then 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, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brisbane online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne visit planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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