27 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

27 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

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27 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 21 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

21
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 Bondi Beach and Freshwater Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Central Gardens Nature Reserve (in Merrylands). Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Bouddi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney holiday tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Bronte Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Glow Worm Caves, identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 1st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Eli Creek and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island day trip site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Gold Coast to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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