9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Melbourne sightseeing planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Melbourne. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Balloon Rides

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

3
nights
Melbourne

On the 4th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Collins St/Swanston St, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Shopping Plaza, and finally stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St
Galleria Shopping Plaza ©
Galleria Shopping Plaza

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