9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Melbourne Zoo and Warrandyte State Park. Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through Degraves Street, get a taste of the local shopping with Collins St/Swanston St, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect Melbourne to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Burleigh Head National Park and David Fleay Wildlife Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, stop by Miami Marketta, and stroll through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Gold Coast is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

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