22 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

7
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Australia Zoo (in Beerwah), Caloundra (Kings Beach & MaisyMoo) and Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations & Mooloolaba Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane online attractions planner .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Brisbane reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba Beach, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Take a break from Gold Coast with a short trip to Cape Byron Lighthouse in Byron Bay, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, make a splash at The Rockpools, and meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast journey planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and make a trip to Sydney Opera House.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Nielsen Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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