13 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  12 h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel route planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Brisbane is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in December, expect Brisbane to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday maker 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 December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, look for gifts at Australian By Design, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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