21 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

21 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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21 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  28​h
1
Gold Coast
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Glasgow

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Wategos Beach) and Caloundra (Moffat Beach & Dicky Beach). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, stroll through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online trip itinerary planner .

Glasgow, UK to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Glasgow to Gold Coast, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in November, things will get much warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Caloundra, Whitsunday Passage, Captain Cook Highway
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 20:
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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

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blackheath (Govetts Leap & Gallery Blackheath) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

Plan trip to Sydney with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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