11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Torquay Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Torquay Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 1 night
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lygon Street, Brighton Bathing Boxes, Parliament House of Victoria, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and then don't miss a visit to Lygon Street.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In January in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brighton Bathing Boxes
Highlights from your plan
South Melbourne Market ©
South Melbourne Market
Parliament House of Victoria ©
Parliament House of Victoria
State Library Victoria ©
State Library Victoria

3
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 Queensland Art Gallery, Springbrook National Park, Warner Bros. Movie World, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Gold Coast. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Queensland Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market, St Paul's Cathedral, Australian Open, and other attractions you added. On the 28th (Tue), pick up some local products at Queen Victoria Market, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade, then go for a walk through ACDC Lane, then wander the streets of Degraves Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gold Coast in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Melbourne. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Events · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
You've added Teddy's Lookout, Live Wire Park, Twelve Apostles, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Teddy's Lookout and then get interesting insight from Live Wire Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles and then experience rural life at Berry World.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Berry World, Twelve Apostles
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout
Berry World ©
Berry World

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Royal Botanic Gardens, Vintage Garage, Gertrude Street, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, make a trip to Smith Street, hunt for treasures at The Rose Street Artists' Market, then look for gifts at Gertrude Street, and finally stop by Vintage Garage.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning website.

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Collingwood, Fitzroy, St Kilda Pier
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier

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