13 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Kawana Shoppingworld or Relove Oxley. Kids will enjoy Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville) and Opals Down Under (in Glenview). The adventure continues: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Brisbane is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Brisbane. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October; daily highs in Brisbane reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Kawana Shoppingworld, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, Opals Down Under
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Opals Down Under ©
Opals Down Under

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and The Rocks. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Sydney Fish Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Outdoors Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Central and Melbourne Zoo. Shop till you drop at Federation Square and Australian By Design. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Koala Conservation Centre in Cowes--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Koala Conservation Centre
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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