12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route website .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, and get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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