10 days in Hervey Bay, Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

10 days in Hervey Bay, Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Hervey Bay, Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Esplanade and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, and make a splash at WetSide Water Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hervey Bay trip builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Hervey Bay is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Hervey Bay. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in September: highs in Hervey Bay hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
The Pier ©
The Pier

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bee Gees Way and Psychic Readings Twin Featherz. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Hervey Bay to Brisbane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Brisbane are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bee Gees Way
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
On the 12th (Thu), try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast day trip planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Byron Bay
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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