5 days in Gold Coast & Byron Bay Itinerary

5 days in Gold Coast & Byron Bay Itinerary

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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
2
Byron Bay
— 1 night

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Noosa Chocolate Factory, &more) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Byron Bay). Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. It doesn't end there: experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast day trip planner.

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gold Coast are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brisbane, Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thentrek along Cape Byron Walking Track, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Byron Bay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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