16 days in Gold Coast Itinerary

16 days in Gold Coast Itinerary

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16 days in Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Gold Coast
— 13 nights
Drive:  18​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

13
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 some historical perspective at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and New Govardhana Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Burleigh Head National Park and Kirra Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Byron Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more), Broken Head Beach (in Broken Head) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Springbrook National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lennox Head Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Greenmount Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast online journey builder .

Melbourne to Gold Coast is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Brisbane, Broken Head Beach, Bexhill Open Air Cathedral, Lennox Head Beach
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach

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