7 days in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

7 days in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, then examine the collection at Opal Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brisbane road trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Brisbane reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, make a trip to Hastings Street, and then hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Noosa day trip site .

Drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Original Eumundi Markets
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Hastings Street ©
Hastings Street

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, explore the galleries of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Gold Coast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cape Byron Lighthouse, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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