17 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

17 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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17 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, and stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Gold Coast: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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