22 days in Brisbane Region, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane Region, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane Region, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

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 find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim), Bee Gees Way (in Redcliffe) and Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore). Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Kondalilla National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, relax in the rural setting at Maleny Dairies, and tee off at Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

Manchester, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Brisbane. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Brisbane at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maleny Dairies, Conondale National Park, Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis, Australia Zoo
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Conondale National Park ©
Conondale 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney road trip site .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, then take a stroll through West End, and finally appreciate the history behind Bee Gees Way.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Moffat Beach, Bee Gees Way
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West End ©
West End
Bee Gees Way ©
Bee Gees Way
Newstead House ©
Newstead House

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