15 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or The Treat Shop. Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfers Paradise Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Moffat Beach (in Caloundra), South Bank Parklands (in Brisbane) and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, browse the different shops at Runaway Bay Shopping Village, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast driving holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Gold Coast at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Moffat Beach, The Treat Shop
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Danks Street Produce Merchants. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Pulpit Rock Lookout) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney driving holiday website .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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