10 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + train:  28​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Natural Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker website .

London, UK to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Gold Coast, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wentworth Falls and Shelly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Leura (Everglades Historic House and Gardens & Leura Cascades) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Leura, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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