9 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in March, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Shopping
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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 12th (Tue): try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gold Coast when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for some retail therapy. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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