11 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Brisbane
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights

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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
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum
Noosa Chocolate Factory ©
Noosa Chocolate Factory

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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 Brett Whiteley Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (Bridal Veil Falls & Katoomba Antique Centre). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

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 bus. 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 · Parks

Side Trips

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

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Victoria and Buxton Contemporary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Federation Square. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, view the masterpieces at The Blender Studios, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to 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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