24 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

24 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

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24 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Guwahati

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 31st (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll through Half Moon Bay.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour website .

Guwahati, India to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Guwahati to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Coogee Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in January since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
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.
Attractions like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Wheel of Brisbane make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Brisbane are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River

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