57 days in Brisbane, Hong Kong & Melbourne Itinerary

57 days in Brisbane, Hong Kong & Melbourne Itinerary

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57 days in Brisbane, Hong Kong & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Brisbane, Australia
— 17 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Hong Kong, China
— 18 nights
Fly:  12​h
3
Melbourne, Australia
— 19 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia

17
nights
Brisbane, Australia

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 find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Australia Zoo (in Beerwah), Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Point Cartwright, & more) and Caloundra (SunJet Simulations, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, & more). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planning website .

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maleny, Mooloolaba, Buderim, Nambour
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

18
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Step out of Hong Kong to go to Nan'ao County and see Yangmeikeng Valley, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, stroll through Lantau island, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria Harbour.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip tool .

Fly from Brisbane to Hong Kong in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane to Hong Kong, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Yangmeikeng Valley
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

19
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Ballarat Botanical Gardens (in Ballarat), Old Buninyong Library (in Buninyong) and Torquay (Point Danger Lookout & The Great Ocean Road). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Melbourne in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hong Kong to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hong Kong in December: highs in Melbourne hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Williamstown, Cowes, Torquay, The Break Room, St John's Anglican Church
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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