16 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

16 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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16 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff) and Cape Byron Lighthouse (in Byron Bay). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, cool off at Dreamworld, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online sightseeing planner .

Mumbai, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Gold Coast, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Watersports Guru, Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online tour 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. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, make a trip to Block Arcade, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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