9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Melbourne Gaol, Rod Laver Arena, Royal Botanic Gardens, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Escape Discovery Adventures ©
Escape Discovery Adventures

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as Sydney Opera House. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wet 'n' Wild Water World as well as Warner Bros. Movie World. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and then make a splash at Wet 'n' Wild Water World.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online day trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks
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Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Wet 'n' Wild Water World ©
Wet 'n' Wild Water World

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and GOMA will appeal to museum buffs. St. John's Anglican Cathedral and Cathedral Square will appeal to history buffs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 10:
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

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