11 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights

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 22nd (Fri), examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Opal Museum and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect nights in Brisbane to be much colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum

5
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.
The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Australian Centre for Photography. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba Antique Centre (in Katoomba) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Katoomba Antique Centre, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Victoria and Federation Square. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Buxton Contemporary, browse the exhibits of The Blender Studios, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia ©
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

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