15 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

15 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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15 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

7
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Cape Byron Lighthouse and Fingal Head Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. When in Gold Coast, make a side trip to see Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah, approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, buy something for everyone on your list at The Oasis Shopping Centre, and stroll through Coolangatta Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in June, expect Gold Coast to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Cape Byron Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 13:
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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

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza or MaisyMoo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art on Cairncross and GOMA. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Maleny Cheese (in Maleny), Fudgyboombahs (in Montville) and Buderim (Buderim Lions Park & Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, browse the different shops at Kawana Shoppingworld, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Buderim, Maleny, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Kawana Shoppingworld, MaisyMoo
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kawana Shoppingworld ©
Kawana Shoppingworld

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