8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Riga

2
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.
On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner .

Riga, Latvia to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 8 hours. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Brisbane to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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