31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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31 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Zurich

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 a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Spend the 12th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandridge Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Melbourne is 9 hours. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Melbourne to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The National Pass and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Shelly Beach, The National Pass, Bilgola Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Kings Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Moffat Beach. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve) and Marina Mirage (in Main Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane road 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, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Burleigh Heads, Maleny, Marina Mirage, Surfer's Paradise Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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