5 days in Gold Coast & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

5 days in Gold Coast & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

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5 days in Gold Coast & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast holiday builder tool .

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 22nd (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, then pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coffs Harbour day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

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