29 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

29 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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29 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Baden-Baden
train + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 13 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + train:  35​h
End: Baden-Baden

12
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Echo Point Lookout and Kiama Blowhole. Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Sydney Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Australian Reptile Park (in Gosford), Katoomba (Gallery One88 & Wentworth Falls) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Dedicate the 8th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. In July, Sydney is a bit cooler than Baden-Baden - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Mosman, Whale Beach, Bass Point Reserve
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and Kirra Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah), Byron Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Books and Stuff (in Lismore). On the 15th (Thu), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, hunt for treasures at Eat Street Northshore, have some family-friendly fun at Timezone Surfers Paradise, and look for gifts at You and Bamboo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane, Byron Bay, Books and Stuff, Redland Art Gallery, You and Bamboo
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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