16 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

16 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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16 days in Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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.
Let the collections at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Surfers Paradise Beach and Dicky Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Gallery of Modern Art, & more), Barb's Gift Shop (in Minden) and Moffat Beach (in Caloundra). The adventure continues: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast tour app .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get slightly colder in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane, Caloundra, Norries Head, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Barb's Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Rhyll (Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve & Conservation Hill Reserve), Churchill Island Marine National Park (in Newhaven) and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (in Mornington). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Rhyll, Cowes, Churchill Island Marine National Park, Panorama Garden Estate
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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