22 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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1
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights

7
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.
You've added Dreamworld, Natural Bridge, SkyPoint Observation Deck, and other attractions to your itinerary. Queensland Art Gallery and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. There's lots more to do: try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park, browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, and get outside with Pelican Feeding.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder app.

Cebu City, Philippines to Gold Coast is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Gold Coast, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cebu City in December: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Queensland Art Gallery
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

8
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and ATTY Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planning site.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Printism. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and St Joseph's Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes). There's still lots to do: stroll through St. Kilda Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Koala Conservation Centre, St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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