29 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

29 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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29 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 24th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online journey builder .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 10 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

11
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.
Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Leura (Sublime Point Lookout & Everglades Historic House and Gardens) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, stroll through Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

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 March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Nielsen Park, Taronga Zoo, Gallery Blackheath
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at Kings Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sea World Theme Park, Warner Bros. Movie World, Surfer's Paradise Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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