9 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Brisbane is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Brisbane, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Brisbane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

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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
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney holiday builder website .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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 23rd (Sat): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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