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: Bangkok
+2
Fly + foot + train:  17​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  12​h 15​min
End: Bangkok

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Do your shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, cool off at Dreamworld, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip planning site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Gold Coast is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 3 hours. In August, Gold Coast is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can 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
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

7
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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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