8 days in Gold Coast & Greater Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast & Greater Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast & Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + ferry:  4​h
2
Manly
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + train + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Gold Coast tour itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Gold Coast: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

2
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Shelly Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manly travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Gold Coast to Manly takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, you will find days in Manly are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary ©
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary

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