10 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in Sydney, Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights

4
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 list of things to see and do now includes Darling Harbour, Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and other attractions.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney travel route planner.

Hong Kong, China to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in August, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Echo Point Lookout, Leura Mall
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
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.
Harbour Town Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast vacation planner.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Gold Coast are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Shopping
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Harbour Town Premium Outlets ©
Harbour Town Premium Outlets

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. John's Anglican Cathedral, Queen Street Mall, City Hall, and other attractions. On the 22nd (Thu), stroll around Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then walk around South Bank Parklands.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brisbane tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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