22 days in Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Gold Coast Region & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly:  23​h
1
Lamington National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Coimbatore

3
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk and Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians. Visiting O'Reillys Birds of Prey and Denham Scenic Reserve will get you outdoors. Take a break from Lamington National Park with a short trip to Mountview Alpaca Farm in Canungra, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Green Mountain Camp Site. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Lamington National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lamington National Park travel route builder tool .

Coimbatore, India to Lamington National Park is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Lamington National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coimbatore in August, expect nights in Lamington National Park to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Canungra, Denham Scenic Reserve
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Lamington National Park ©
Lamington National Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

9
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: Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, find something for the whole family at Dreamworld, enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lamington National Park to Gold Coast takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Pulpit Rock Lookout). Spend the 1st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation maker app .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gold Coast in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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