15 days in Brisbane Region, Longreach & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Brisbane Region, Longreach & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Brisbane Region, Longreach & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  19​h
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Longreach
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Jaipur

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary website .

Jaipur, India to Brisbane is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 4 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jaipur in August, with highs in Brisbane at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums
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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
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, see the interesting displays at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Langenbaker House, stop by Spinifex Collections, steep yourself in history at Longreach Powerhouse Museum, then contemplate the long history of Longreach, and finally explore the galleries of Outback Pics.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Longreach online visit planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Longreach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: highs in Longreach hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Longreach
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7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Torquay (The Great Ocean Road & Point Danger Lookout). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne planner .

Getting from Longreach to Melbourne by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Longreach in August, plan for colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 6°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Torquay
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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