14 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Epping Itinerary

14 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Epping Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive
3
Epping
— 2 nights
Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Adelaide

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Gold Coast

— 4 nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Take a break from Gold Coast with a short trip to Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane, about 1h 10 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Mon) at Dreamworld. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder website.

Adelaide to Gold Coast is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Gold Coast is 0.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Adelaide in December since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney

— 7 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Epping.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Epping

— 2 nights
Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Palm Beach and then take a stroll through Whale Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Epping tour itinerary maker tool.

Epping is just a short distance from Sydney. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Epping

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips