16 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

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

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne. Traveling from Mumbai in June, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane day trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, Brisbane is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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