10 days in Gold Coast, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Gold Coast, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Gold Coast, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 (Tue): meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

1
day
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally head off the coast to Macquarie Island.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in April: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Macquarie Island
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll through City Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston travel route planning site .

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

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.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Launceston to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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