15 days in Southern Queensland & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Southern Queensland & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Southern Queensland & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h
1
Ballandean
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bunya Mountains
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Toowoomba
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Ballandean

Ballandean ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Girraween National Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballandean trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ballandean is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ballandean. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Bunya Mountains.

Things to do in Ballandean

Parks Nature
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Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park

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Bunya Mountains

Bunya Mountains ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Bunya Mountains National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bunya Mountains day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ballandean to Bunya Mountains takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Bunya Mountains

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Bunya Mountains National Park ©
Bunya Mountains National Park

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Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. On the 17th (Mon), stroll through Queens Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurel Bank Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Toowoomba online holiday planner .

You can drive from Bunya Mountains to Toowoomba in 2 hours. December in Toowoomba sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks
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Japanese Garden ©
Japanese Garden
Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Laurel Bank Park ©
Laurel Bank Park

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Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 27th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: stroll through Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate the long history of Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel route planner.

You can fly from Toowoomba to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toowoomba in December, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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