11 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Visit Kirra Beach and Greenmount Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Lennox Head Beach and Wategos Beach. Step out of Gold Coast with an excursion to Horseback Riding Tours in Byron Bay--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary maker.

Minsk, Belarus to Gold Coast is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Minsk in December: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Lennox Head Beach
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Bronte Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Tamarama Beach. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel route planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tamarama Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Brighton Beach and Frankston Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Rye Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Degraves Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and contemplate the long history of St Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Frankston Beach, Brighton Beach, Rye Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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