13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and The Treat Shopfor plenty of shopping. Visit Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Moffat Beach (in Caloundra), Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary (in Brisbane) and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah). Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and buy something for everyone on your list at Broadbeach Mall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast vacation maker app .

New Delhi, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Gold Coast. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get much colder in Gold Coast: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, The Treat Shop, Moffat Beach, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

7
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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Buildingfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Pulpit Rock Lookout) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and pick up some local products at Danks Street Produce Merchants.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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