8 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour planner .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 21st (Thu), get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gold Coast when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to 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

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

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. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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