10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Brisbane. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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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

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip maker website .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and take a tour by water with Melbourne Boat Hire.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Melbourne, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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