3 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get a bit warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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