Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gold Coast to Melbourne. If you're planning a road trip to Melbourne, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Gold Coast, Australia.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Coffs Harbour (7 answers)
Forster (2 answers)
Sydney (159 answers)
Sydney Opera House (34 mentions)
Sydney Harbour (23 mentions)
The Rocks (22 mentions)
Taronga Zoo (21 mentions)
Circular Quay (20 mentions)
restaurants around Sydney:
The Glenmore Hotel
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
questions about Sydney:
Should I rent a car in Sydney or is the transit good enough to get around?
What is the best/most lively place to stay in Sydney?
What do I need to know about Aussie culture?
What's the best place to see a kangaroo in or around Sydney?
What is your favorite restaurant in Sydney?
Canberra (18 answers)
questions about Canberra:
What is your favorite restaurant in Canberra?
Good but reasonable B & Bs near Canberra for large family?
Accommodations for student in Canberra
Your final destination is Melbourne, Australia.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest The Lui Bar, which was mentioned 3 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.
And if you know Gold Coast well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Gold Coast!