11 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast travel route builder website .

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 24th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 21st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne route builder tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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