7 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
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 1st (Tue), kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

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San Francisco, USA to Gold Coast is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get much hotter in Gold Coast: highs are around 83°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Manly Beach and Clovelly. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. There's much more to do: stop by Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Coogee Beach.

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Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Sydney are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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