7 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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


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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Clovelly make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coolangatta Beach and SkyPoint Climb. Attractions like Kirra Beach and Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary site .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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

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 25th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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