5 days in Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

5 days in Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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5 days in Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Beerwah
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip website .

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Beerwah.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

City Botanic Gardens
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo, and then explore the galleries of Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Beerwah route maker website .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Beerwah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Beerwah can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of train and flight from Beerwah to Melbourne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Melbourne is little chillier than Beerwah - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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