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Hi

We plan on flying out mid December to Melbourne spending 3 days there then fly to perth spend just under a week there Then fly to cairns and drive To the Gold Coast - we will spend Xmas day there! We will then fly to Brisbane Boxing Day spend a few days then fly to Sydney just before New Year’s Eve and spend New Years in Sydney . We will then fly to Melbourne for our last two days . We would like suggestions on the best sights to see in each of these areas please

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That's a convoluted journey. All east coast with west coast thrown in-between. There's got to be a better plan.

How long are you planning to spend in Sydney?

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I think you need to look at a map of Australia! You say you will drive from Cairns to the Gold Coast and then fly to Brisbane! Cairns to Gold Coast is over 2000km and Gold Coast to Brisbane just an hour's drive.

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It sounds like a great trip. You will need to be much more specific for people to answer your questions.

How much time do you have in total? There are quite a few destination with some being only a couple of days which will be a lot of time in transit and at airports etc.

The best way to work out what you would like to do in each location is to visit the individual forums (eg: Cairns, Gold Coast etc) and look at the FAQ's (on the right of the forum) and the Things to Do section (on the top just under the green banner).

Are you saying you will be flying from Gold Coast to Brisbane? It is only 1-1.5 hours by car or shuttle. Depending on where you are staying either end, you may be able to catch a train.

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According to the OPs other thread, it's 4 days in Melbourne at the start, and a week in Sydney

https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowTopic-g25…

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We would be doing 4 weeks?

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Gemma, I and others posted on your previous thread, with ideas and useful links and importantly questions for you to answer so that we understand what you need and can give the best advice. I really think you will have more success in planning your trip if you keep everything on one thread, as you can see this thread is also duplicating the process of trying to understand your parameters.

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The best place to visit when in Melbourne is the Werribee Sewerage Farm.

And you do realise that when driving from Cairns to the Gold Coast, you'll be driving through Brisbane to get there??

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There is a great tram museum in Bylands, a little north of Melbourne.

The Ipswich Art Gallery has great Children's activities from time to time.

Fremantle Gaol underground water tunnels guided tour is great too.

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Have a look here for Melbourne http://www.visitmelbourne.com/

Have a look here for Sydney https://www.sydney.com/

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