31 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

31 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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31 days in Perth, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 12 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  28​h
End: Cardiff

12
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Relax by the water at Cottesloe Beach and Warnbro Beach. Get in touch with nature at Mandurah Cruises and Binningup Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Millendon (Olive Farm Wines, Fig Tree Estate, & more), Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries, The Fremantle Round House, & more) and Secret Harbour Beach (in Secret Harbour). Dedicate the 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, don't miss a visit to Stirling Cottage, contemplate the long history of Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine, and pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Perth travel route planner.

Cardiff, UK to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Perth is 8 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Cardiff in March, with highs in Perth at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Harvey, Millendon, York
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 17:
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Halls Head Beach ©
Halls Head Beach
Olive Farm Wines ©
Olive Farm Wines
Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum

7
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.
Get outdoors at Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Heads Beach and Broken Head Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Glen Cellars (in Tamborine Mountain), Byron Bay (Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more) and Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard (in Bunjurgen). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Les Rodgers Memorial Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, pause for some serene contemplation at St Vincent's Catholic Church, learn about winemaking at Ilnam Winery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast travel route tool .

Getting from Perth to Gold Coast by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Perth in March since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Castle Glen Cellars, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard, Fingal Head Lighthouse
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun 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 Jenolan Caves and Shelly Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Whale Beach and Coogee Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, do a tasting at Tertini Wines, and admire all the interesting features of The National Pass.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mittagong, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass, Whale Beach, Bronte Beach
Find places to stay Mar 25 — Apr 2:
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach

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