15 days in Airlie Beach & Gold Coast Itinerary

15 days in Airlie Beach & Gold Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Airlie Beach & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  30​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: London

3
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 26th (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Spend the 28th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take in the pleasant sights at Bicentennial Walkway, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip maker tool .

London, UK to Airlie Beach is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Airlie Beach is 10 hours. Traveling from London in November, things will get much hotter in Airlie Beach: highs are around 33°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Walking Track & Cape Byron Lighthouse), Glow Worm Caves (in North Tamborine) and Dicky Beach (in Caloundra). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, find something for the whole family at Dreamworld, and buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Airlie Beach to Gold Coast in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gold Coast when traveling from Airlie Beach in November, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Glow Worm Caves, Dicky Beach
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 7:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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