16 days in Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

16 days in Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

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16 days in Gold Coast & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
1
Gold Coast
— 12 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Gold Coast

12
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.
Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Palm Beach Currumbin Farmers Marketsfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Natural Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah), You and Bamboo (in Bogangar) and Broken Head (Broken Head Nature Reserve & Broken Head Beach). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Springbrook National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Govardhana Australia, visit a coastal fixture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planning website .

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Broken Head, Murwillumbah, You and Bamboo, Bexhill Open Air Cathedral
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 11th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere and then kick back and relax at Burrum Heads Beach.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island vacation builder app .

Getting from Gold Coast to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Burrum Heads Beach, Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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