19 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

19 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney route planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In June in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
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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.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance. Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, and buy something for everyone on your list at South Melbourne Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning site .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

6
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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.
Do your shopping at Opals Down Under and Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza. Visit Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Main Beach (Sea World Theme Park & Marina Mirage), Robina Town Shopping Centre (in Robina) and Infinity Attraction (in Surfers Paradise). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Opals Down Under
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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