14 days in Byron Bay, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Byron Bay, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
3
Sydney
— 4 nights

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brunswick Head Bowling Club, Circus Arts Byron Bay, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, and other attractions. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay trip itinerary site.

Melbourne to Byron Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Byron Bay at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Brunswick Head Bowling Club, Minyon Falls, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Horseback Riding Tours

5
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 list of things to see and do now includes Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, Holey Moley Golf Club Surfers Paradise, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and other attractions. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands & Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip builder.

Drive from Byron Bay to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Brisbane
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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.
Circular Quay has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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