28 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

28 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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28 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 10 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Berlin

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Melbourne is 9 hours. In April in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

9
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Taronga Zoo, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 23:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

10
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Dreamworld (in Coomera), Pelican Feeding (in Labrador) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brisbane route planning app .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Mooloolaba Beach, McCarthy's Lookout, Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Apr 23 — May 3:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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