5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach. On the next day, take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey planning site .

Melbourne to Sydney is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kirra Beach and Tugun Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Burleigh Head National Park and Coolangatta Beach. Go for a jaunt from Gold Coast to Byron Bay to see Cape Byron Walking Track about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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