13 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bells Beach and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Degraves Street and Shrine of Remembrance are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Anglesea Surf Centre (in Anglesea) and Domaine Chandon Winery (in Coldstream). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Yarra River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bells Beach, Domaine Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Anglesea Surf Centre
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Yarra River ©
Yarra River
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at XXXX Brewery Tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in November, with highs in Brisbane at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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West End ©
West End
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB). Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Rick Rutherford's Country (in Lawson), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours) and Starfish Education Centre (in Kiama). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Katoomba, Berrima, Nan Tien Temple, Rick Rutherford's Country, Starfish Education Centre
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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