20 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

20 days in Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
3
Sydney
— 7 nights

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately Torquay away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. September in Melbourne sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

6
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Brisbane reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

7
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.
Step out of Sydney to go to Wentworth Falls and see Wentworth Falls, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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