37 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

37 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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37 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h
1
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 14 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

9
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.
You'll explore and learn at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Indian Motorcycle Museum. Queensland Art Gallery and Opal Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, walk around South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane online trip maker .

Adelaide to Brisbane is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide in July, you will find days in Brisbane are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

14
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

13
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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