15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas & Wellness and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and Daylesford (Lake Daylesford & Stony Creek Gallery). Dedicate the 21st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, get your game on at Zero Latency, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Melbourne to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat
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Balloon Rides
Spas & Wellness
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney travel route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Suncorp Stadium and Eat Street Northshore. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, take in the views from Story Bridge, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane vacation builder site .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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
Suncorp Stadium
Suncorp Stadium

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