11 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building. Visiting St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc..

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is a bit warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Clovelly Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's much more to do: visit Darling Harbour, take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, laugh and play at Infinity Attraction, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with Watersports Guru, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast holiday maker tool.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Watersports Guru
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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