33 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

33 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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33 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

9
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Sandridge Beach. Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston St. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Tyabb Packing House Antiques in Tyabb--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Ambiance Gifts, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at South Melbourne Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip 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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in November, with highs in Melbourne at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Tyabb Packing House Antiques, St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

10
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.
Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Robina Town Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Surfer's Paradise Beach and Dicky Beach. When in Gold Coast, make a side trip to see Moffat Beach in Caloundra, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, and get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary app .

Fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect Gold Coast to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach

12
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Freshwater Beach.

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Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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