26 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

26 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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26 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  28​h
1
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Drive:  19​h
2
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Berlin

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Burleigh Head National Park and Kirra Beach. Get some historical perspective at Fingal Head Lighthouse and Caloundra Lighthouses. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang), Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve) and Caloundra (Kings Beach & Bulcock Beach). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. On the 4th (Mon), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel itinerary planner .

Berlin, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Brisbane is 9 hours. In January in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Maleny, Buderim Forest Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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.
Visit Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bells Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Sovereign Hill), Ocean Beach (in Nelson) and Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park & A Maze'N Things). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road, admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online road trip planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cowes, Torquay, Barwon Heads, Ballarat, St Augustine's Church
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park

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