29 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

29 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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29 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  26​h
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  25​h
Manchester

11
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Newport Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Manchester, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
days
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.
Relax by the water at Burleigh Head National Park and Coolangatta Beach. Visiting Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah), Glow Worm Caves (in North Tamborine) and Dicky Beach (in Caloundra). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Tugun Beach.

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You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cook Island Aquatic Reserve, Glow Worm Caves, Dicky Beach, Tropical Fruit World
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

8
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting Warrandyte State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Sports Museum. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

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Fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in October, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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