12 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

12 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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12 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 8 nights
Fly:  11​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.
On the 10th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then stroll around Queens Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online attractions planner .

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. Traveling from Singapore to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, expect Brisbane to be colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Queens Park
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queens Park
Queens Park
Room Escape Games

8
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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Kirra Beach and Timezone Surfers Paradise. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head) and Belongil Beach (in Byron Bay). On the 16th (Tue), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach, and get outside with Pelican Feeding.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Lennox Head Beach
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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