32 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

32 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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32 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 28 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

28
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park), Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. January in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Leura, Katoomba, Vaucluse, Hillbilly Cider, Bilgola Beach
Find places to stay Jan 24 — Feb 21:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

3
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip 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 February, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Lighthouse
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24:
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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