8 days in Gold Coast & Moreton Island Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast & Moreton Island Itinerary

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8 days in Gold Coast & Moreton Island Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  1​h
1
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Moreton Island
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 30​min
End: Brisbane


5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crystal Blue Yacht Charters, Lamington National Park, Skydive Byron Bay, and other attractions you added. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Walking Track & Cape Byron Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, cool off at Dreamworld, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gold Coast route tool .

Brisbane to Gold Coast is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. April in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Moreton Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Lamington National Park, Skydive Byron Bay
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

1
night
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tangalooma Island Resort - ATV Quad Bike Tours, Tangalooma Island Resort Desert Safari Tour and Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an exotic tour of Tangalooma Island Resort Desert Safari Tour and then see Tangalooma Island Resort - ATV Quad Bike Tours. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse, make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks, and then head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Moreton Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Moreton Island takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

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