8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + foot + train:  19​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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 11th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker site .

Bengaluru, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, you will find days in Sydney are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then browse the fresh offerings at Prahran Market, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip maker .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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