11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4 hours. In July, Melbourne is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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 4th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast journey planning tool .

Fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Gold Coast to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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