8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Ipoh
Fly:  17​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Ipoh

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 4th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne travel route builder .

Ipoh, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, Melbourne is colder than Ipoh - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

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Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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