8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then hunt for treasures at Degraves Street.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Wildlife Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. On the next day, take a stroll through The Rocks, then stop by DUX Collection Sydney, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder 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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Museum of Brisbane. For shopping fun, head to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre or Anthea Polson Art. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Coolangatta Beach (in Coolangatta) and Robina Town Shopping Centre (in Robina). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach and explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

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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. In May, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre ©

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