10 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

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.
Dedicate the 5th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
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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.
Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker 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. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 79°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

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
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. On the next day, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Outdoors
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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