14 days in Gold Coast Region, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Gold Coast Region, Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
3
Sydney
— 6 nights

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 Heads Beach. Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Artfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online trip itinerary planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Gold Coast is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Wellington to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. In March, Gold Coast is somewhat warmer than Wellington - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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 Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Shop till you drop at The Real McCaul and Seaview Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba), Maleny Mountain Wines (in Maleny) and Glass House Mountains National Park (in Glass House Mountains). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, stroll around South Bank Parklands, hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, and view the masterpieces at Tina Cooper Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Eumundi, Seaview Art Gallery, Scuba & Snorkeling, Maleny Mountain Wines, 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 Juniper Hall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and ATTY Gallery. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, 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 °C and lows of °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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