17 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

17 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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17 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Shenzhen
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Shenzhen

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.
On the 28th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne visit planner .

Shenzhen, China to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Shenzhen to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Shenzhen in July, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Museums, #Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney online holiday planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Sydney are somewhat warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
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.
Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and make a splash at The Rockpools.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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