23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
bus + Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sao Paulo

8
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne route maker site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Melbourne, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

6
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, make a splash at Dreamworld, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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