15 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palm Beach and Shelly Beach. Visiting Coogee Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Camp Cove.

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New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Sydney is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in February, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. Relax by the water at Burleigh Head National Park and Greenmount Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Byron Bay (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & The Farm Byron Bay) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, stroll through Coolangatta Beach, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eastern Beach Reserve and Ocean Beach. Do your shopping at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Degraves Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Bells Beach (in Torquay), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and St George's Lake (in Creswick). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 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 February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Bells Beach, St George's Lake, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 15:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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