28 days in Brisbane Region, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

28 days in Brisbane Region, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Brisbane

— 5 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Brisbane and State Library Of Queensland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) and Queen Street Mall. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, and stroll around South Bank Parklands.

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London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Sydney

— 10 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Scenic Walkway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Bowral (Dirty Janes Bowral, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, &more), Katoomba (The Three Sisters, The Giant Stairway, &more) and Berrima District Museum (in Berrima). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

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Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 10 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll get in some beach time at Bells Beach and Frankston Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Federation Square and ArtVo. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Bendigo (La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more), Brighton Beach (in Brighton) and William Ricketts Sanctuary (in Mount Dandenong). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brisbane Region travel guide

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Parks · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Tours of Brisbane Region allow you to enjoy all the modern amenities of an easygoing, multicultural capital, as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer in untouched national parks and sand islands. Excellent dining, stylish shopping neighborhoods, and lively music scene await curious travelers at the charming state capital. To explore the region's great outdoors--bush tracks, vast sand dunes, pristine waterfalls, and rainforest canopies--you'll just need to hop on a water taxi or take a short drive from the city. North Stradbroke and its neighboring Moreton Island offer ample hiking, snorkeling, and wildlife watching opportunities, but to truly immerse yourself in the region's beautiful nature, visit one of the six national parks within the Scenic Rim.