5 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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5 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  20​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

1
day
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.
On the 11th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip maker tool .

Amritsar, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amritsar in April: highs in Gold Coast hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

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

Getting from Gold Coast to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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