14 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Great Ocean Road and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne route builder app.

Amritsar, India to Melbourne is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amritsar in December: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Sydney Opera House and ATTY Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, then glide peacefully along the water with Watersports Guru, and then kick back and relax at Miami Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast attractions planner.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. January in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Watersports Guru
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun Beach

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