10 Nights - Visiting Gold Coast and Melbourne

 / Two Test


Day 1

Gold coast starter

Your Lions adventure begins in the Gold Coast. Make your own way to the Mercure Gold Coast hotel where you will be checking in for six nights.  

Nestled by Palm Meadows Golf Course just outside the city, Mercure Gold Coast Resort offers a great place to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle on the Gold Coast. The hotel features two outdoor pools, floodlit tennis court, and a fully equipped gym so if it’s relaxation and pampering you are after, this is perfect.  

Day 2

Exploring the gold coast

On the vibrant Gold Coast, endless adventures await. 

Explore the lush hinterland, trekking through ancient rainforests in Lamington National Park or chasing waterfalls in Springbrook National Park. Indulge in gourmet delights at trendy cafes and restaurants along the bustling streets of Broadbeach and Main Beach. Embark on scenic cruises along the sparkling waterways or try your luck at deep-sea fishing. With its blend of natural beauty, thrilling attractions, and vibrant culture, the Gold Coast offers something for everyone.

Day 3

Lions den & first test

Start the day at the famous Lions Den, the ultimate Lions pre-match party. A festival of non-stop, high energy matchday entertainment. Celebrity talent, rugby legends, live music, food and drink. The Sea of Red like never before with incredible experiences and atmosphere. The best of the best matchday event for fans in Australia. 

Then it’s time for the first Test. This will be the first time in eight years the Sea of Red will unite overseas behind the greatest touring rugby team in the world to create an atmosphere that will crackle with expectation, passion and the songs and hymns of four proud nations. There is nothing like the first Test of a Lions Tour and this will be something to behind, a unique moment in the history of this great team.

Day 4

Surfers paradise

Sitting within the Gold Coast is Surfer’s Paradise. 

Surfer’s Paradise epitomizes the quintessential Gold Coast experience, boasting sun-kissed beaches, world-class surf breaks, and a vibrant urban scene. From dawn till dusk, the golden sands beckon enthusiasts to ride the waves or simply soak up the atmosphere. Stroll along the bustling Esplanade lined with shops, cafes, and street performers, offering a glimpse into the area’s lively atmosphere. As night falls, the skyline transforms into a spectacle of lights, inviting revellers to explore its eclectic mix of bars, clubs, and entertainment venues. Surfers Paradise is not just a destination; it’s a vibrant fusion of beach culture and urban energy, promising endless excitement and unforgettable memories.

Day 5

Brilliant Brisbane

Embark on a day trip to Brisbane, a city pulsating with energy and culture. Begin your journey by exploring the lush South Bank Parklands, where the iconic Wheel of Brisbane offers panoramic views of the skyline. Stroll along the Brisbane River, immersing yourself in the city’s blend of modern architecture and historic landmarks. Indulge in a culinary adventure at the bustling Eat Street Markets, savouring flavours from around the world. Dive into the city’s art scene at the Queensland Art Gallery, or escape to nature in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens. Brisbane promises a day filled with endless discoveries.

Day 6

take a day trip to a Themepark

The Gold Coast is renowned for its large selection of theme parks. 

Dreamworld offers a mix of high-speed roller coasters and immersive attractions, including wildlife experiences and interactive exhibits. Movie World’s Hollywood-inspired rides and live entertainment captivate audiences of all ages. For those seeking water-based thrills, Wet’n’Wild’s exhilarating slides and wave pools provide an adrenaline rush. Even Sea World offers attractions like roller coasters and animal encounters suitable for all ages.

Day 7

Brisbane to melbourne

On day 7, your transfer will pick you up from the Mercure Gold Coast for your internal flight to Melbourne with a transfer waiting at the airport to take you to Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands, where you are checking in for four nights.

Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands is nestled in the bustling Docklands and boasts 273 rooms with stunning cityscape and waterfront views. It’s all-day dining restaurant serves delicious meals, making it an ideal choice for a memorable Melbourne stay as you soak up this sports-mad city.  

Day 8

exploring melbourne

Begin your adventure with a stroll through the iconic laneways, adorned with street art and hidden cafes, offering a glimpse into Melbourne’s creative spirit. Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of Queen Victoria Market, indulging in gourmet delights and unique souvenirs. Discover the city’s rich history at landmarks like Federation Square and the Royal Exhibition Building, then escape to the tranquillity of the Royal Botanic Gardens. With its diverse experiences and cosmopolitan charm, Melbourne promises a day filled with exploration and wonder.

Day 9


On day 9, experience Lions Theatre, exclusive to Lions Rugby Travel clients. 

An innovative and insightful rugby focused event, providing exclusive, live entertainment, theatre and content. Uncovering the history, the heroes and personalities who have played their part in making The Lions the greatest touring rugby team in the world. Personal, uplifting, exclusive. This is Lions legends like never before.

Day 10

LIONS den & second test

A second Lions Den, what a treat! The perfect pre-match experience before the Second Test at the MCG for what will be one of the biggest Lions Den’s of all time.

This is where actions speak louder than words, where the good become great. On a knife edge, the second Test of any series is the pivotal moment and where The Lions will be roared on by a ferocious, fervent following at the apex of the Tour. 

Twelve years ago, Australia emptied the tank to level the series in Melbourne in front of 90,000 fans, a contest hissing rivalry, passion and sheer desperation.


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