8 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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

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'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Raggedy Anne Boutique (in Kingscliff) and Cape Byron Lighthouse (in Byron Bay). Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, cool off at Dreamworld, get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast day trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Singapore, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Raggedy Anne Boutique, Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip maker tool .

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Brisbane are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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