12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boracay
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Boracay

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.
Head to Melbourne Central and Haigh's Chocolates Collins Streetfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, look for gifts at The Junk Company, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip builder.

Boracay, Philippines to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Boracay in April, expect nights in Melbourne to be colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Diversfor some retail therapy. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: visit Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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