15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Caboolture Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Caboolture Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Caboolture Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Caboolture
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Warrandyte State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Hawthorne Canal Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 8th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, have fun at Cremorne Reserve, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Maleny Dairies (in Maleny), Mooloolaba (Top Catch Charters & Point Cartwright) and Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Coolum and admire the masterpieces at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Library.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Caboolture trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sydney to Caboolture. In February, daily temperatures in Caboolture can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caboolture

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Buderim Forest Park, Mount Coolum
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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum

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