8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Brisbane attractions planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane. While traveling from Singapore, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Brisbane, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Fitzroy Gardens. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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