25 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

25 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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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'll explore and learn at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Opal Museum. Head to Anthea Polson Art and Harbour Town Premium Outletsfor plenty of shopping. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, &more) and Cape Byron Lighthouse (in Byron Bay). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, stroll through Coolangatta Beach, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and browse the exhibits of Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast tour itinerary site.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Gold Coast is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore ATTY Gallery and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum in Valley Heights, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary site.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Rocks ©
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The Rocks
4.6
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Neighborhood
Darling Harbour
4.5

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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Sovereign Hill and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Buxton Contemporary. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Daylesford to see Spas about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Sovereign Hill ©
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Sovereign Hill
4.4
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Melbourne Museum
4.5

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