16 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

16 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

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16 days in Melbourne & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  27​h
End: Ljubljana

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Melbourne is 9 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in December; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 6:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny), Caloundra (Kings Beach & SunJet Simulations) and Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations & Mooloolaba Beach). There's still lots to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Melbourne to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:
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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

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