20 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Munich

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.
Relax by the water at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queensland Art Gallery and Victoria Bridge Abutment. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Marina Mirage (in Main Beach), Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, visit a coastal fixture at Caloundra Lighthouses, kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip website .

Munich, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Munich to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Munich in October, expect Brisbane to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Burleigh Heads, Marina Mirage, Mooloolaba Beach, Surfer's Paradise Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Victoria and Old Melbourne Gaol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). On the 28th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

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Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Oct 22 — Nov 1:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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