9 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Australia Zoo in Beerwah, approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip app .

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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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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

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, and make a splash at Dreamworld.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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