10 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Brisbane is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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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

2
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.
On the 26th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip tool .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

4
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: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gold Coast in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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