11 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Gold Coast
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
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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.
Visit Kirra Beach and Tugun Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Greenmount Beach and Currumbin Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Horseback Riding Tours & Wategos Beach) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast planning website.

Minsk, Belarus to Gold Coast is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minsk to Gold Coast. In December, Gold Coast is warmer than Minsk - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Lennox Head Beach
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Lennox Head Beach

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bronte Beach and James Craig Tall Ship. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and stop by The Rocks.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel route planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Tamarama Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Brighton Beach and Frankston Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Rye Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Degraves Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and contemplate the long history of St Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Rye Beach, Frankston Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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