18 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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18 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
train + Fly:  31​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  30​h
End: Stuttgart

7
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 some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Ballarat Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Geelong (Eastern Beach Reserve & St Mary of the Angels), Bells Beach (in Torquay) and Barwon Park (in Winchelsea). Spend the 10th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, wander the streets of Degraves Street, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation builder app .

Stuttgart, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Stuttgart to Melbourne. When traveling from Stuttgart in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Geelong, Ballarat, Barwon Park, Bells Beach
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Kings Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and West End. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba), Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head) and Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, and admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Scuba & Snorkeling, Kings Beach, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Burleigh Head National Park
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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