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: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. Do your shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Marina Mirage. There's lots more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online vacation planner .

Tokyo, Japan to Gold Coast is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. In November, Gold Coast is a bit warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
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.
Attractions like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Australia Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. For shopping fun, head to Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza or Maleny Cheese. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Sweets On Maple (in Maleny), Caloundra (MaisyMoo & Caloundra Street Fair) and Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment, and stop by Fudgyboombahs.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel route website .

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Caloundra, Fudgyboombahs, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Kawana Shoppingworld
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Kawana Shoppingworld ©
Kawana Shoppingworld

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