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
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

5
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'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Do your shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Cape Byron Lighthouse (in Byron Bay). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, and see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder tool .

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Gold Coast is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Gold Coast, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 22:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Moffat Beach. Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Museum of Brisbane will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (in Maroochydore) and Wolston Farmhouse (in Wacol). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery and snap pictures at Victoria Bridge Abutment.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip builder .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Moffat Beach, Wolston Farmhouse, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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