25 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

25 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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25 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

9
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.
Shop till you drop at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Brisbane and Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel). Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Kurrawa Beach (in Broadbeach), Kondalilla Falls (in Montville) and Coolangatta (Kirra Beach, Saint Augustine's Catholic Church, & more). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach, contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol, let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane day trip planning app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Brisbane is 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Maroochydore Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 14:
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

12
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 your shopping at Art Gallery of Ballarat and The Mill Markets. Popular historic sites such as Shrine of Remembrance and St Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: St Augustine's Church (in Creswick), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Ballarat (Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Wildlife Park, & more). Spend the 25th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, and view the masterpieces at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip website .

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 June, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Eastern Beach Reserve, St John's Anglican Church, St Augustine's Church
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 26:
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Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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