7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  1​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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 22nd (Mon), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach and then get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary tool .

Brisbane to Gold Coast is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

4
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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gold Coast in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
On the 28th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

Make your Melbourne itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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