6 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

6 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Byron Lighthouse and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, stroll through Kirra Beach, find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer 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. In October in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Byron Lighthouse
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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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