8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Queensland Art Gallery and Bee Gees Way. Get in touch with nature at Glass House Mountains National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Queens Park in Ipswich--about 46 minutes away.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner.

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. In October, Brisbane is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains National Park, Bee Gees Way, Queens Park
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Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Queens Park ©
Queens Park

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Burleigh Head National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore hidden gems such as Kirra Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, browse the different shops at The Village Markets, and kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast visit planning tool .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Byron Bay
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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