5 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

2
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 Manly Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, shop like a local with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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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 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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