9 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

9 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

2
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: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

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

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast day trip website .

Getting from Melbourne to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Gold Coast to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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