6 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Fraser Island Itinerary

6 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Fraser Island Itinerary

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6 days in Gold Coast, Melbourne & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
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Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h
3
Fraser Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Gaya

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast itinerary planning tool .

Gaya, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gaya to Gold Coast is 4 hours. When traveling from Gaya in April, plan for colder days in Gold Coast, with highs around 30°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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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 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the activities along Eli Creek, then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Allom.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Melbourne to Fraser Island takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

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