22 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 8 nights
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Brisbane
— 7 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne

— 8 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.
Shop till you drop at Collins St/Swanston St and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Explore hidden gems such as Degraves Street and Healesville Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), The Green Store (in Trentham) and The Mill Markets (in Daylesford). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Frankfurt, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane

— 7 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kings Beach and Moffat Beach. Family-friendly places like Kirra Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Harbour Town Premium Outlets (in Biggera Waters), Surfers Paradise Golf Club (in Clear Island Waters) and Japanache (in Southport). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, take a stroll through Queen Street Mall, experience rural life at Maleny Dairies, and get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Sydney

— 4 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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Palm Beach and Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Camp Cove, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney visit planner.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips