13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
train + Fly:  29​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  25​h
End: St. Petersburg

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 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park. On the next day, browse the different shops at The Village Markets, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online holiday planner .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Gold Coast is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Gold Coast is 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from St. Petersburg in November, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

8
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Belle Fleur Fine Chocolatesfor plenty of shopping. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 24th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney travel 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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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