32 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

32 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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32 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Pula
Fly:  29​h
1
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Pula

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and Caloundra Lighthouses. You'll get in some beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Dicky Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Maroochydore (Spas & Wellness & Maroochydore Beach), Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). On the 30th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at 9D Action Cinemas, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and stroll through Moffat Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip builder tool .

Pula, Croatia to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 9 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Pula in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Gold Coast, Mooloolaba Beach, Maroochydore Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Museum of Sydney. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Maroubra Beach Rocky Climb. Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, stroll through Clovelly, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

12
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Sovereign Hill and St Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 18th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Melbourne travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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