Route & dates
21 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary
Fly: 13h 45min
Melbourne— 6 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Gold Coast— 6 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Sydney— 8 nights
Fly: 14h 15min
Australia's Garden City
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 Ballarat Wildlife Park and Eastern Beach Reserve. Get outdoors at Dandenong Ranges National Park and Melbourne Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Levantine Hill Winery (in Coldstream), Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat) and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image.
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Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.
Things to do in Melbourne
Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Levantine Hill Winery, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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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.Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Get outdoors at Natural Bridge and Belongil Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah), Byron Bay (Scuba & Snorkeling & The Farm Byron Bay) and Glow Worm Caves (in North Tamborine). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at The Oasis Shopping Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb.
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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Gold Coast is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.
Things to do in Gold Coast
Byron Bay, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Glow Worm Caves
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The Harbour City
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.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wentworth Falls and Shelly Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Coogee Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.
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You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Sydney
Shelly Beach, The National Pass, Nan Tien Temple, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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