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: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online holiday planner .

Chandigarh, India to Melbourne is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Melbourne is 4 hours. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfer's Paradise Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through New Farm Park, let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, and kick back and relax at Dicky Beach.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Brisbane at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maleny, Caloundra, Burleigh Head National Park, Surfer's Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Coogee Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Freshwater Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney tour planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 5:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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