10 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dreamworld as well as Warner Bros. Movie World. Visiting Surfer's Paradise Beach and Coolangatta Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Burleigh Heads Beach. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect nights in Gold Coast to be cooler, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Shop till you drop at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines and Collins St/Swanston St. Spend the 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder tool .

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 May, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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