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.
On the 19th (Tue), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, 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.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Balloon Rides
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, Gold Coast is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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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, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. 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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