22 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + train:  28​h
1
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 13 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Head National Park and Burleigh Heads Beach. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Ted's Corner (in Capalaba), Caloundra (Dicky Beach & Moffat Beach) and Glow Worm Caves (in North Tamborine). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and stroll through Kurrawa Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary website .

London, UK to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Gold Coast. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Gold Coast at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Cape Byron Lighthouse, Ted's Corner, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 9:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

13
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.
Visit The Rocks and Museum of Sydney for their historical value. Visit Manly Beach and Newport Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 16th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach.

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

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Shelly Beach, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 22:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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