Information about flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Brisbane, the capital of Queensland is a beautiful and modern city built up around the great Brisbane River. Brisbane city has become popularly considered by locals and visitors to be Australia’s sunshine state with hot summers and warm winters making it a great place to escape to around any time of the year. Brisbane has become Australia’s third largest city, where around 2 million people live and is steadily on the rise. Visitors are spoilt to enjoy the more relaxing side of Brisbane in the form of its beloved bars, grand parks, varied museums and beaches. When visiting Brisbane, the colossal Mount Coot-tha Lookout is defiantly the place everyone should start at. Its legendary views and iconic relevance elevate the sites importance to the beloved city, and has been visited by natives and locals for over a century, it’s a must see destination especially for the photo enthusiasts as it offers fantastic panoramic views of Brisbane.
For an environmental and tropical feel Brisbane boasts one of the world’s top 10 zoos, the ‘Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary’, with over 130 koalas, available for the public to cuddle and feed whilst enjoying a large variety of Aussie wildlife especially with the ticket prices being highly affordable. This wildlife sanctuary should definitely be on everyone’s to-do list. Brisbane has a wealth of attractions but in the river city of the north you’ll never find yourself too far from nature which is free for all to enjoy.
With Melbourne being over 1500 kilometres away from Brisbane, the best way to travel over to the Victoria state is by plane. There are over 28 flights per day with local Australian airlines such as ‘Virgin Australia’, ‘Jetstar’ and ‘Qantas’. These airlines offer highly affordable tickets and finding a flight shouldn’t be a problem especially for the early bird planners.
When arriving in Melbourne it’s easy to see how this destination has become so popular with visitors, home to over 4 million residents, and ranked fourth most liveable city in Monocle's 2015 Quality of Life Survey rankings. Melbourne was given its name by none other than Queen Victoria, after whom the state of its origin is proudly named after. Founded on the banks of the Yarra River in 1835, the discovery of gold helped transform this early settlement into the cosmopolitan wonder and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. With the most extensive street car network in the world, travelling around Melbourne is easy and convenient for both locals and travellers. When looking for places to visit in Melbourne, Federation Square is a popular area with travellers artfully blending the beautiful and historical architecture, with modern and edgy design. Another popular tourist destination it the Eureka Tower, offering outstanding 360 views of the city, it’s easy to understand why this tower has become such an icon. For the more laid back relaxing type, there are the creative and wonderfully decorated Boxes of Brighton Beach, which are sure to bring a smile to your face. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy all the wonders this famous city has to offer with the vintage smell of roasted Melbourne coffee beans high on the air.