13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Scots Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Spas
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dicky Beach will get you outdoors. There's more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. May in Brisbane sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach

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