15 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In May, Melbourne is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Go for a jaunt from Gold Coast to Brisbane to see Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and get outside with Pelican Feeding.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Gold Coast at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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