5 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne


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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In January, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast holiday planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Gold Coast. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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