9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast online day trip planner .

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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.
On the 8th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, make a trip to Block Arcade, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Museums, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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