7 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  22​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

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 5th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Melbourne is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 13 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

Find out how to plan Gold Coast trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gold Coast, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) 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
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, then wander the streets of The Rocks, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. Keep things going the next day: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney travel planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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