14 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

14 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and walk around Fitzroy Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne. Traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Darling Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
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.
Gold Coast Canal Cruises has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, &more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, explore the galleries of Anthea Polson Art, and get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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