15 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + foot + train:  19​h
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Shop till you drop at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kirra Beach and Greenmount Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary maker app .

Bengaluru, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 4 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, things will get little chillier in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra 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.
Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Gannon House Gallery capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gold Coast in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Manly
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North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Daylesford and St Paul's Cathedral. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Daylesford (The Mill Markets & Stony Creek Gallery). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Daylesford
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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