18 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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18 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

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 9th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 7th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

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

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne. Traveling from New Delhi in November, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast road trip app .

Getting from Melbourne to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Gold Coast is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

7
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: take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online travel route 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 November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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