14 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and Shrine of Remembrance. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and St Paul's Cathedral. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Degraves Street, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Melbourne, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

3
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 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gold Coast, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Shopping
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

5
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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online trip planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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