8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brisbane holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Brisbane to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in December, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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