16 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Coolangatta
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Camp Cove. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Sydney, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in March, plan for little chillier days in Sydney, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Coolangatta.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
Coolangatta

Coolangatta ©
A wrecked schooner that washed up on shore in 1846 is the namesake for the Coolangatta.
Step out of the city life by going to Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Relax by the water at Burleigh Heads Beach and Kirra Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach), Harbour Town Premium Outlets (in Biggera Waters) and Robina Town Centre (in Robina). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Augustine's Catholic Church.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coolangatta trip builder tool.

Fly from Sydney to Coolangatta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Coolangatta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Coolangatta

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Collins St/Swanston St. Step out of the city life by going to St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Boat Hire. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Coolangatta to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coolangatta in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around °C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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