13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Broadbeach
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Coolum Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

5
nights
Broadbeach

Broadbeach ©
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, don't miss a visit to Rotary Carousel Broadbeach, and get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Broadbeach road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Broadbeach is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Broadbeach, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Broadbeach reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broadbeach

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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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

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 13th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and then get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane driving holiday planner .

Drive from Broadbeach to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

2
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the galleries of Caloundra Regional Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Rockit Climbing Gym, then cool off at Sea Life Sunshine Coast, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mooloolaba road trip planner .

Drive from Brisbane to Mooloolaba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Mooloolaba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Coolum Beach.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rockit Climbing Gym, Australia Zoo, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

2
nights
Coolum Beach

Coolum Beach ©
Coolum Beach is a beachside town on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia and is also the beach around which the town is based.HistoryThe name is derived from the local Undumbi word gulum or guloom, meaning "blunt" or "headless", referring to the shape of Mount Coolum, which has no peak.According to Aboriginal legend, Ninderry knocked off Coolum's head and it fell into the ocean and is now Mudjimba Island.The Coolum district was the traditional land of the Inabara or Yinneburra clan of the Undanbi Tribe. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Coolum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marcoola Beach, and then cool off at Aqua Fun Park. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Sunshine Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry, and then get in on the family fun at The Ginger Factory.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coolum Beach trip itinerary site .

Coolum Beach is just a short distance from Mooloolaba. In December in Coolum Beach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coolum Beach

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yandina, Marcoola Beach, Sunshine Castle, Aqua Fun Park
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Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum
The Ginger Factory ©
The Ginger Factory

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