13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  26​h
End: Toronto

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Blue Mountains and Shelly Beach. Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see Wentworth Falls, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Sydney is 15 hours. In February, Sydney is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Bells Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Degraves Street and Australian Centre for the Moving Image. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bells Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Burleigh Heads Beach and Lennox Head Beach. Relax by the water at Kurrawa Beach and Surfers Paradise Beach. Step out of Gold Coast to go to Byron Bay and see Stand-Up Paddleboarding, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lennox Head Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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