60 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

60 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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60 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 21 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 18 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 18 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Toronto

21
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Head to Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and Degraves Streetfor some retail therapy. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Daylesford (The Mill Markets & Spas & Wellness), Ballarat (Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Wildlife Park, & more) and Geelong (Eastern Beach Reserve & The Food Purveyor). Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Town & Country Gallery, stroll through McCrae Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rye Ocean Beach.

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Toronto, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Torquay, Geelong, Cowes, Town & Country Gallery
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

18
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Blue Mountains and Manly Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Werri Beach (in Gerringong), Katoomba (Katoomba Antique Centre, Bridal Veil Falls, & more) and Terrigal (Avoca Beach & Terrigal Beach). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Shelly Beach.

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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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Wollongong, Terrigal, Manly, Caves Beach
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

18
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Let the collections at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Art Gallery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head), Montville (Kondalilla Falls, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, & more) and Coolangatta (Saint Augustine's Catholic Church & Greenmount Beach). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. On the 25th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Main Range National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kings Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulcock Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Montville, Buderim Forest Park, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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