10 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Art Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfers Paradise Beach. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (Kingston butter factory art & craft cooperative community arts centre, Gallery of Modern Art, & more). There's more to do: browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Brisbane, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Balloon Rides and St. Kilda Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Craft Victoria. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Melbourne Central, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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