12 days in Tweed Heads, Queensland & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

12 days in Tweed Heads, Queensland & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

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12 days in Tweed Heads, Queensland & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Tweed Heads
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads ©
Tweed Heads is a city in New South Wales. On the 26th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and then relax in the rural setting at Buck's Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Raggedy Anne Boutique, look for all kinds of wild species at Tropical Fruit World, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tweed Heads trip builder website .

Sydney to Tweed Heads is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Buck's Farm
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Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World

2
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.
You've now added Coolangatta Beach to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sat), get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a splash at Dreamworld and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Tweed Heads to Gold Coast in an hour. December in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mount Coot-tha Lookout
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Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
You've now added Coolangatta Beach to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (The Brisbane River, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, & more), Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra). See even more of Gold Coast: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, get outside with Pelican Feeding, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and cool off at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast day trip planning website .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brisbane, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Australia Zoo
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

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