13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Hamilton Island
— 2 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

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 Kayak Melbourne as well as Ocean Road Tours. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, admire all the interesting features of Fitzroy Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne is 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and finally go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

Plan my day in Sydney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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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.
Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (City Botanic Gardens, Eagle Street Pier, &more). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, and stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gold Coast visit planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catseye Beach, and then get outside with Jetryder.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hamilton Island tour planner.

Fly from Gold Coast to Hamilton Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hamilton Island when traveling from Gold Coast in December, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach

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