11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Sea World Theme Park and Surfers Paradise Beach will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, make a splash at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and head outdoors with Pelican Feeding.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 29°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Australia Zoo and Moffat Beach. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and hunt for treasures at Eat Street Northshore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane vacation builder tool .

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Brisbane sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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