17 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

17 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

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 enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, and admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Melbourne.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, find something for the whole family at Dreamworld, and make a trip to Rotary Carousel Broadbeach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Gold Coast.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Muogamarra Nature Reserve and Hawthorne Canal Reserve. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve, wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney route planner.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Sydney, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Sydney.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

Similar Plans

20 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM JAPAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM JAPAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT