12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brisbane travel itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Brisbane. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip generator.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Sydney sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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