27 days in Sydney & Suburbs, Gold Coast Region & Canberra Itinerary

27 days in Sydney & Suburbs, Gold Coast Region & Canberra Itinerary

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Sydney
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Gold Coast
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Canberra
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Sydney
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Sydney

— 2 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.
Popular historic sites such as Anzac Memorial and Vaucluse House are in your itinerary. Family-friendly places like The Gap Park and Observatory Hill will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of ATTY Gallery and get engrossed in the history at Customs House.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Sydney is 18 hours. In March, Sydney is much warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Gold Coast

— 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Movie World. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Kurrawa Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to Canberra.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Canberra

— 6 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Australian War Memorial and Old Parliament House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Portrait Gallery and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Australian National Botanic Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at ANZAC Parade Walk, take a memorable tour with Tours, and ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in March, plan for little chillier nights in Canberra, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

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Sydney

— 9 nights

The Harbour City

Head to Brett Whiteley Studio and Queen Victoria Buildingfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Mary's Cathedral and Manly Scenic Walkway. Venture out of the city with trips to Bowral (The Milk Factory Gallery and Exhibition Space & Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). See some other sides of Sydney: stop by Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk.

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Traveling by flight from Canberra to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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