10 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wentworth Falls and Palm Beach. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal), Australian Reptile Park (in Gosford) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters, The Giant Stairway, & more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. In April in Sydney, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Terrigal Beach, Shelly Beach, Australian Reptile Park, Palm Beach
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach

Similar Plans

13 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM VIETNAM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne, Gold Coast & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA January, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT