12 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Dehradun
Fly:  22​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Dehradun

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney trip maker tool .

Dehradun, India to Sydney is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 4 hours. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Dreamworld, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. December in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary maker website .

Fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Gold Coast in December, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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