16 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Melbourne Itinerary

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

5
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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 Shelly Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney sightseeing site.

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. Traveling from New Delhi in March, expect nights in Sydney to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to 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

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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 Robina Town Centre (in Robina), Harbour Town Premium Outlets (in Biggera Waters) and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach). 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 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Coolangatta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Readings Book Shop. Step out of the city life by going to St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Boat Hire. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

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You can fly from Coolangatta to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coolangatta in March, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

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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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