8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
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 4th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker website .

Mumbai, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

3
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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, take a stroll through The Rocks, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney tour planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Zero Latency, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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