10 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

10 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo. On the 17th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and finally get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane route planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

7
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.
You've added Miami Marketta, Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Burleigh Heads Beach and Broken Head Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and O'Reillys Birds of Prey (in Lamington National Park). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, and find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast attractions planner .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Byron Bay, O'Reillys Birds of Prey, Broken Head Nature Reserve
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

few
hours
Brisbane

Brisbane
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip site .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
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