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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Natural Bridge and Kurrawa Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Byron Bay (Thomgallery & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, stop by Miami Marketta, get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, and tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast online travel route builder .

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 when traveling from Bengaluru to Gold Coast is 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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 Kiama Blowhole and Shelly Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and St. Mary's Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Kiama to see Kiama Harbour about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney driving holiday tool .

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. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, you will find days in Sydney are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kiama, Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and St Paul's Cathedral. Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria capture your imagination. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Lake Daylesford in Daylesford--about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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 22nd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Daylesford
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Spas & Wellness
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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