7 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

7 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 3 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 list of things to see and do now includes Riverlife Adventure Centre, Eat Street Northshore, Australia Zoo, and other attractions. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip site .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

3
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 added Luke's Reptile Kingdom, SkyPoint Climb, Tamborine Mountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Luke's Reptile Kingdom, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tamborine Mountain, and then enjoy some diversion at Pacific Pines Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Burleigh Head National Park, meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gold Coast, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Luke's Reptile Kingdom ©
Luke's Reptile Kingdom
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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