8 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

8 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  19​h
End: Bengaluru


1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Seacliff Beach and then deepen your understanding at National Wine Centre of Australia.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip website .

Bengaluru, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. January in Adelaide sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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National Wine Centre of Australia ©
National Wine Centre of Australia

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park and then tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gold Coast, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Golf Club ©
Surfers Paradise Golf Club

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