9 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

9 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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9 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Appreciate the collections at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. When in Gold Coast, make a side trip to see Cape Byron Lighthouse in Byron Bay, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast online itinerary planner .

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. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

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
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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.
Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at GOMA, stroll through Dicky Beach, and snap pictures at Victoria Bridge Abutment.

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Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River

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