21 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

21 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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21 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Tromso
Fly:  34​h
1
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Tromso

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting The Great Ocean Road and Melbourne Zoo will get you outdoors. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). On the 13th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip builder .

Tromso, Norway to Melbourne is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Tromso to Melbourne. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Coolangatta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Raggedy Anne Boutique (in Kingscliff), Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Cape Byron Walking Track) and Glow Worm Caves (in North Tamborine). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, and make a splash at Dreamworld.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast journey planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 25°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Moffat Beach, Captain Cook Highway, Raggedy Anne Boutique, Glow Worm Caves
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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