60 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

60 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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Brisbane
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Sydney
— 40 nights
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Brisbane

— 4 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.
For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip planning site.

Bundaberg to Brisbane is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Sydney on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Sydney

— 40 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (Falls Gallery, Wentworth Falls Lookout, &more), Bilpin (TNT Produce, Bilpin Cider Company, &more) and Leura (Saint Bonaventure's Church, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, &more). There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 13 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.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Newhaven (Phillip Island Helicopters & National Vietnam Veterans Museum), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes). On the 20th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 22nd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Melbourne takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips