9 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island, then pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and then stroll through Scarborough Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Western Australian Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries, then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Perth online holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Perth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in February, with highs in Perth at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Penguin Island
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Head National Park and Kirra Beach. Get in touch with nature at Coolangatta Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Go for a jaunt from Gold Coast to Murwillumbah to see Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast holiday app .

You can fly from Perth to Gold Coast in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. While traveling from Perth, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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Melbourne

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 15th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder app .

Fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Gold Coast in February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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