14 days in Gold Coast Region, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Gold Coast Region, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Wellington
Fly:  7 h
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Wellington

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Artfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast vacation tool.

Wellington, New Zealand to Gold Coast is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Gold Coast is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Wellington in March, things will get a bit warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Highlights from your plan
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
You'll explore and learn at Artisans Gallery and State Library Of Queensland. Shop till you drop at The Real McCaul and Tina Cooper Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Seaview Art Gallery (in Caloundra), Maleny Mountain Wines (in Maleny) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glass House Mountains National Park, hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Eumundi, Seaview Art Gallery, Maleny Mountain Wines, Scuba & Snorkeling, Glass House Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Scuba & Snorkeling
Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Glass House Mountains National Park

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and ATTY Gallery. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi
Highlights from your plan
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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