6 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

6 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Bank Parklands, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and ScienCentre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Bridge and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. There's more to do: take in the views from Story Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane travel route tool .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

2
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've now added WhiteWater World to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a splash at WhiteWater World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Greenmount Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Castle Glen Cellars and then kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip maker .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Castle Glen Cellars
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
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Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach

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